MOCCA Continues to Patronize the Patrons with $25K Award to Partners in Art
The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art announced today that its fourth biennial award of $25K is going to Toronto-based arts patrons, Partners in Art. The philanthropic group that supports and champions Canadian visual art, is, as MOCCA artistic director David Liss acknowledged in a statement Wednesday, representative of the very nature of the MOCCA Award.
"The very name — Partners in Art — embodies a spirit of active collaboration towards the creation of culture: an objective that is also at the core of the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art's mandate and mission."
Throughout its 10-year history, Partners in Art — a group of about 75 dedicated arts patrons — has raised and distributed more than $800,000 to support Canadian artists both nationally and internationally, MOCCA said.