The YVR Art Foundation has announced announce a call for applications from BC and Yukon First Nations artists interested in applying for youth or mid-career artist scholarships. The deadline is January 27.Read More
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Boca del Lupo has announced a call for submissions for their Space Residency Program, which provides successful applicants with up to two weeks of free performance and rehearsal space on Granville Island in Vancouver. The deadline for applications is March 1.Read More
SSNAP issues awards totalling $30,000 to artists whose practice demonstrates originality, quality, integrity and creativity—resulting in significant work with visual impact and depth of meaning.Read More
The award, which is presented annually to an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada, includes a $50,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario.Read More
At a special ceremony on April 19, the Vancouver Art Gallery announced this year’s recipients of the most prestigious awards in this province: the Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts and the VIVA Awards.Read More
Emerging artists in the Lower Mainland will be able to submit their work for consideration for the third biennial Emerging Artist’s Prize. This prize comes with a cash award of $3,000 to encourage and support artists within the first five years of their careers.Read More
Painter Sandra Meigs has been named the 2015 recipient of the Gershon Iskowitz Prize at the AGO, presented annually to an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada.Read More
cə̓ snaʔəm, The City Before the City, winner of the 2015 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Museums, is a collaboration between the Museum of Vancouver, the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, the Musqueam First Nation, and Susan Roy from the University of Waterloo.Read More
Do you know a remarkable Canadian artist who deserves to be recognized? Honour them for outstanding artistic achievement and contributions by nominating them for a Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts. Nomination deadline: June 15, 2015.
Artists will head to the Supreme Court in just 50 days to defend their right to minimum artist fees at the National Gallery of Canada.
For the last 11 years, the organizations that represent visual artists, CARFAC and RAAV, have been trying to negotiate standards for the payment of artists at the National Gallery that would be binding – similar to a minimum wage.Read More