September 4, 2018 - The Hnatyshyn Foundation announces $75,000 in awards for Canada’s visual artists and curators. The $25,000 prize for outstanding achievement by a Canadian mid-career artist is awarded to Maria Hupfield of Wasauksing First Nation, Ontario via Brooklyn, New York, while the winner of the $15,000 award for curatorial excellence in contemporary art is Daina Warren of Akamihk Montana First Nation in Maskwacis and Winnipeg, Manitoba. The TD Bank Group Awards of $10,000 each for emerging artist and emerging curator go to artist Anique Jordan of Scarborough, Ontario and curator Eunice Bélidor of Tiohtia:ke and Montreal. The William and Meredith Saunderson Prizes of $5,000 each for young artists go to Esmaa Mohamoud of Toronto, Audie Murray of Saskatchewan and British Columbia, and Hjalmer Wenstob from the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations and living in Ucluelet, British Columbia. The laureates will be honoured at a reception held on September 12th at the headquarters of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in Ottawa.
For more information, see the news release.
The Hnatyshyn Foundation - Christa and Franz-Paul Decker Fellowship in Conducting
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The Hnatyshyn Foundation is dedicated to promoting and funding emerging, developing and mid-career artists and curators in Canada through study grants, prizes and residencies valued at over $200,000 annually. Since incorporation, the Foundation has provided timely support to 293 artists and curators from all regions of Canada.
- Developing Artist Grants
- Fellowship in Conducting
- Mid-Career Awards in the Visual Arts
- William and Meredith Saunderson Prizes for Emerging Artists
- TD Awards for Emerging Curator and Emerging Visual Artist
- Emerging Atlantic Artist Residency
- The Hnatyshyn Foundation - Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency
- Indigenous Art Awards