NIC emeritus Alan Burgess recieves CVAG award for contribution to the arts

NIC emeritus Alan Burgess being presented with Nonny Milne Award at the Comox Valley Art Gallery. (Photo credit: Comox Valley Record)

Alan Burgess, NIC emeritus and retired Fine Art &  Design instructor, was awarded the annual Nonny Milne Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts at the Comox Valley Art Gallery (CVAG), Saturday, April 14.

Burgess is past chair of NIC's Fine Art & Design and is founder of NIC's Professional Potter Advanced Diploma. He was nominated by Comox Valley Poet Laureate and NIC alumni Natalie Nickerson, who in her nomination called Burgess "a legendary leader as an arts-committed creature."

The award is presented each year to an individual, couple or collective that has made a profound, long-term contribution to the arts in our community.

Read the full story in the Comox Valley Record.

Media Contact
Christiana Wiens
Media Liaison, North Island College
O. 250-334-5280 | M. 250-218-4097

Media Contact
C: 250-207-6946

More on This Story

Learn more about NIC's Professional Potter Advanced Diploma