Published on Apr 28, 2016
The 2016 Emerging Cultural Leader Award was presented to Alyssa Glassford (Lys Glassford), for their work on numerous art projects throughout the community. They have created community artworks in Wisteria Lane, Cappy Yates Park, and throughout downtown Nanaimo. The award recognizes up-and-coming, Nanaimo-based cultural community leaders who choose to live and contribute to the cultural life of Nanaimo. Previous recipients include Shayd Johnson and Amanda Scott. For more information, contact the City of Nanaimo’s Culture & Heritage Department.