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Canada | Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media


Members of the visual arts, media arts and fine craft communities: Submit a nomination to the prestigious GGArts awards – and help the Canada Council for the Arts to promote artistic excellence. The nomination period is now open!

Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 
These awards recognize artists who have had remarkable careers in the visual and media arts and fine crafts, and an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution in these fields.

Value: Up to 8 awards of $25,000 each
How to qualify: Submit a nomination to the Canada Council
Deadline: 1 June 2018
For further information: please refer to the guidelines

CONTACT:
Jennifer Cherniack
Program Officer
Prizes, Canada Council for the Arts
1-800-263-5588 | 613-566-4414
ext. 5265

Edmonton: Deadline March 29th at 4pm for the Foote Prize

DO YOU KNOW AN EXHIBITING EDMONTON-AREA VISUAL ARTIST WHO DESERVES A $10,000 PRIZE?

Visit bit.ly/2DnyFAv for further information. Deadline for submissions THURSDAY March 29th, 2018.

The Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize was established with the generous support of the Eldon + Anne Foote Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation and in partnership with the Edmonton Arts Council and Visual Arts Alberta Association. This Visual Arts Prize celebrates the brilliance of Visual Artists in Edmonton.

This prize is open to Edmonton area artists nominated by an individual, a gallery, art group or art organization also located in the Edmonton area (defined as the City of Edmonton and its four surrounding counties). Entries may be in any visual arts media and must have been shown in a greater Edmonton area gallery space during 2017 (January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017). Submissions will be judged by an independent jury selected by Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC. Deadline for submissions is 4pm on THURSDAY March 29th, 2018. A shortlist will be announced on or before Friday, May 25, 2018. The prize winner will be announced at a short ceremony on June 21, 2018.

The 2018 Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize Application Form can be downloaded here.