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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.


Adam Keeping is the inaugural recipient of The Hnatyshyn Foundation - Christa and Franz-Paul Decker Fellowship in Conducting
-> News release - September 20, 2018

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.

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