Saskatchewan Visual Arts Awards

CARFAC SASKATCHEWAN VISUAL ARTS AWARDS!

In 2008, CARFAC SASK established 3 Visual Arts Awards, which are given out every two years.

Deadline for nominations for the 2014 awards is October 6, 2014.

The awards will be presented on November 15, 2014 in Saskatoon at the Refinery as part of the CARFAC SASK Symposium.

Download the nomination forms and guidelines by clicking on this link..

Nomination Guidelines Nomination Form

 

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On November 15, CARFAC SASK will recognize three outstanding individuals at the 4th biennial Visual Arts Awards Ceremony and Reception. The awards are the Patrick Close Leadership in the Arts Award, Mentoring Award, and the Emerging Arts Award.

PATRICK CLOSE LEADERSHIP IN THE ARTS RECIPIENT

The Patrick Close Leadership in the Arts Award celebrates an artist's substantial contribution to the visual culture of Saskatchewan over a period of time. 2014 Recipient: Jack Cowin.

MENTORING AWARD  RECIPIENT

The Mentoring Award celebrates an artist's wisdom, experience and generosity of spirit and contribution to the professional development and mentoring of others in the Saskatchewan visual arts community by sharing their work, their artistic practice and knowledge. Mentoring enriches and fosters environments in which to learn, teach, and grow. 2014 Recipient: David Garneau.

EMERGING ARTIST AWARD  RECIPIENT

The Emerging Artist Award celebrates an artist's emergence into professional practice. 2014 Recipient: Catherine Blackburn.

The awards will be presented in Saskatoon at the Refinery at 4:00 PM as part of the CARFAC SASK Symposium. This year's Symposia will also present two workshops on how to legally and effectively maintain a professional image and presence through email, the web and social media. Registration begins at 12:30 PM.

Everyone is Welcome.

For more information, please contact:
Jennifer McRorie, Executive Director, CARFAC SASK
Ph: (306) 522-9788; email: director@carfac.sk.ca

 www.carfac.sk.ca

The Patrick Close Leadership in the Arts Award celebrates an artist's substantial contribution to CARFAC SASK and the visual culture of Saskatchewanover a period of time.

The Mentoring Award celebrates an artist's wisdom, experience and generosity of spirit and contribution to the professional development and mentoring of others in the Saskatchewan visual arts community by sharing their work, their artistic practice and knowledge. Mentoring enriches and fosters environments in which to learn, teach, and grow.

The Emerging Artist Award celebrates an artist's emergence into professional practice.

Previous award recipients have included:

  • Doug Townsend - Patrick Close Leadership in the Arts Award 2012
  • Patrick Close - Mentor Award 2012
  • Andrea Norberg - Emerging Artist Award 2012
  • Grant McConnell - Long Shadow Award 2010
  • Laura Hale - Emerging Artist Award 2010
  • Iris Hauser - Mentor Award 2010
  • Gary Robins - Mentor Award 2008
  • Michel Boutin - Mentor Award 2008
  • Wally Dion - Emerging Artist Award 2008