Mayor Philip Brown with Ashley Anne Clark

The ECMA Big Blue

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The City of Charlottetown commissioned local artist Ashley Anne Clark to add a touch of PEI to Big Blue, the East Coast Music Awards guitar that is symbolically passed annually from host city to host city during the ECMA Awards. Charlottetown Mayor Philip Brown and artist Ashley Anne Clark posed with Big Blue at City Hall. Mayor Philip Brown handed the guitar to St. John’s Mayor Danny Breen during the East Coast Music and Industry Awards in Charlottetown in May.

St. John’s will host the East Coast Music Awards in 2020. Big Blue, the East Coast Music Awards guitar that is passed annually from host city to host city at the end of ECMA Awards Week, has a new look. The City of Charlottetown commissioned local artist Ashley Anne Clark to add a touch of PEI to the guitar. The new artwork on Big Blue, which includes Island sand, is a scene from PEI with a lone blue heron standing on the Island’s sandy, red shoreline.

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