Arts Champion

Our islands are a showcase for artistic talent and we boast a large and vibrant arts community, from musicians, actors and dancers, to painters, sculptors, producers and directors. We continually punch above our weight in terms of that offering, some of which has brought us local, national and international acclaim. This award aims to acknowledge the role that the arts play and to recognise individuals who through their talent, time and dedication have contributed to making this sector such an invaluable asset to our community.

Nominees

Arts Contribution of the Year: Keith Tostevin

ARTS stalwart Keith Tostevin has been nominated for the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contributor of the Year award.

Arts Contribution of the Year: Kiya Ashton

ANNE BLONDEL has put forward perhaps our youngest nomination for the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contribution of the Year award, 17-year-old singer/songwriter Kiya Ashton.

Arts Contribution of the Year: Oscar Pearson

‘A GREAT PERFORMER’ is the opening statement of Roy Sarre’s glowing recommendation for Oscar Pearson. The radio presenter is being nominated for the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contributor of the Year award.

Arts contribution: Alderney Youth Theatre Group

‘WITH less than four weeks to relearn their lines, the amazing young thespians of the Alderney Youth Theatre Group brought three fantastic performances of Annie Junior to the island,’ explained Maxine Simeone, spelling out her raison d’etre for nomi

Arts contribution: Hannah Beacom

MUSICIAN Emma Walton couldn’t let Pride of Guernsey 2020 go by with nominating Hannah Beacom for the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contribution of the Year.

Arts contribution: Joni Nettleship

ART has kept many people going through the last few months.
‘Joni Nettleship is a local face painter who has been painting children and adults here for five years,’ explained Ann Digby about her choice for the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contribution of t

Arts contribution: Marilyn Pugh

SKILL, versatility and commitment to her craft are three qualities that local musician and teacher Marilyn Pugh possesses. Three reasons, obviously, that inspired Stephen Rouxel to nominate Marilyn for the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contributor of the Year aw

Arts contribution: Olympia McEwan

ARTIST Olympia McEwan has been nominated for the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contribution of the Year award for her hard work curating a book which led to a major exhibition at the Guernsey Arts Commission’s greenhouse gallery.

Arts contribution: Sian Jones

FOR the second year in a row, artist Sian Jones has been nominated for the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contributor of the Year Award.
Two nominees waxed lyrical about Sian’s skills. Firstly, Abbie Le Page.

Arts contribution: Toby Falla

LOCAL musician and singer, Toby Falla, has had a strongly-felt nomination for the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contributor of the Year award,

Arts contribution; Aindre Reece-Sheerin

ACCORDING to Jackie Nant, local musician, singer, songwriter, poet, writer, storyteller, multi-instrumentalist and all-round performer, Aindre Reece-Sheerin should be this year’s recipient of the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contribution of the Year award.

Arts contributor: Helen Bonner-Morgan

IT IS Helen Bonner-Morgan’s passion for introducing creativity to the whole community that sees her nominated for the Moonpig-sponsored Arts Contributor of the Year.

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