Programs / William and Meredith Saunderson Prizes for Emerging Artists

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The prizes consist of three awards of $5,000 each to support three young emerging visual artists whose practice shows great potential.

Artists cannot apply for these awards. Candidates are nominated by an independent national panel of jurors.

 

Criteria

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada under 30 years of age as of December 31 of the current year.
  • Emerging professional artist (3 to 7 years of practice) whose body of work incorporates specialized training (not necessarily gained at an academic institution), a public presence and peer recognition.
  • Emerging artist who has the determination and talent to contribute to the legacy of art in Canada