Syrus Marcus Ware named 2017 TD Arts Diversity Award Recipient

photo of Syrus Marcus WareToronto Arts Foundation announced Syrus Marcus Ware as the 2017 recipient of the TD Arts Diversity Award. Ware received the award September 21 at a celebration of community-engaged artists.

The TD Arts Diversity Award is a $10,000 cash prize that celebrates an individual community-engaged artist making a significant contribution in Toronto by working collaboratively in, with and for communities.

“Toronto Arts Foundation shines a spotlight on our city’s artistic talent,” said Claire Hopkinson, Director and CEO, Toronto Arts Foundation. “Syrus’s work, in turn, shines a spotlight on members of his community by celebrating those who work to make this city a welcoming place for all.”

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