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Behind the Lens: The Making of the Reva Stone video

Imagine the opportunity to create a short film about a key figure in the visual or media arts, with the support of a local production...


Meet the latest winners of Canada Council prizes

  Music Virginia Parker Prize: Yolanda Bruno The Virginia Parker Prize ($25,000) recognizes an outstanding young classical musician (singer, instrumentalist or conductor) who has been a recipient of Canada Council grants. Violinist Yolanda Bruno has been praised for her "total control of her instrument, articulation and perfect intonation with infinite variety in the sound palette" (La Presse). She has performed across North America and Europe, was named one of...

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Carissa Klopoushak

A Week in the Life of a Classical Musician

Carissa Klopoushak is a current recipient of the Canada Council’s Musical Instrument Bank (MIB). In 2013 she competed for the opportunity to borrow the Instrument Bank’s 1869 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume violin (with Vuillaume model bow) for a period of 3 years. This summer...

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News Release

Christi Belcourt, winner of the inaugural Governor General's Innovation Award

"Our warm congratulations to artist Christi Belcourt, an artist of uncompromising vision with deep commitment to both her practice and the ongoing resurgence and struggles for Indigenous self determination. Her work continually inspires critical thinking, provokes dialogue and challenges the status quo. We are delighted to see such a powerful Indigenous female artist among the first winners of the new GG Innovation Awards. "  -- Simon Brault, Director and CEO, Canada...

Serge Bennathan (Michael Slobodian)

5 Questions: Serge Bennathan, dancer, choreographer, poet

Vancouver-based Serge Bennathan has been awarded the 2014 Canada Council Jacqueline Lemieux Prize. This annual award is given to the year’s most deserving applicant from the Grants to Dance Professionals Program and Grants to Aboriginal Dance...


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Through the Prizes Section, the Canada Council for the Arts awards numerous special prizes that celebrate excellence in individual artists...

Brett MacIntyre

Artist Story

Brett MacIntyre

Brett MacIntyre is the 2013 winner of the Prix de Rome in Architecture for Emerging Practitioners.