Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts

GGVAMA 2016

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Each year, the Canada Council and the Governor General of Canada collaborate to honour excellence in visual and media arts.

Up to 8 awards of $25,000 are available:

  • up to 6 awards for distinguished artistic career achievement in visual and/or media arts
  • 1 award for the Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
  • 1 award for Outstanding Contribution (to recognize an individual or group for outstanding contribution to contemporary visual and/or media arts)

An independent peer jury of experienced visual and media arts professionals selects the winners.