Places of Ontario Awards


Grand Prize – $2000 Grand Bend Art Centre


Second Prize – $500 Tourism Sarnia-Lambton


Honourable Mention Awards – Two recipients – $100 each Paddington’s Eatery Grand Bend


Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Peter and Teresa Phillips – In Honour of Rosemarie Croswell

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Agnes Quinn – In Honour of Bruce G. Hiscott

Pachlarz Family Choice – $250 Nette and Stan Pachlarz – In Honour of Bruno Pachlarz

Scatcherd Family Choice – $250 Valorie Scatcherd and Family – In Honour of Dave Scatcherd

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Hay Communications

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Mac and Debbie Gilpin

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Keller Williams Lifestyles Realty

Waterscape Choice – $250 Rotary Club of Grand Bend

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Doug and Jane Hurst

Sponsor Choice Award – $250  Dr. Deb McNaughton – in Memory of Doris and Tom McNaughton

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Randi and Cam Ivey

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 – Jim Quenneville exp Realty Brokerage

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Paul Jennery, General Manager Acura West

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Dr. Lindy and Dr. Bill Steele

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 DGH Holdings Inc.

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Execulink

Sponsor Choice Award – $250 Doug, Mark and Garrett Pedlar


The Faces of Ontario Portrait Awards 


First Prize – $750 The White Squirrel Golf Club

Second Prize – $250 Joanne and Peter Janzen

Honourable Mention – $100  Robin Tiller Coldwell Banker Appleby Real Estate Brokerage


Mayor’s Purchase Award – $750

The painting chosen will become a permanent piece in the Mayor’s collection. Regardless of the tag price of your entry, if the work is selected for the purchase award you will receive $750. Works in all categories, including sculpture, are eligible. Because this is a prestigious award, you may even decide to enter a piece of greater value in order to have your work included in this permanent collection.


New for 2021 – Sculpture Awards


Awards in the first five categories are sponsored by Marcela Bahar and Mac Voisin of the White Squirrel.

Best in metal category – $500

Best in wood category – $500

Best in clay category – $500

Best in mixed media category – $500


Best in stone category – $500 CIBC Wood Gundy


View our show sponsors here.