Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography
This award is the only Canada Council prize dedicated to photography.
What is this prize?
The Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography is awarded to a professional photographer for personal creative work or professional development.
How to qualify
Applicants previously qualified for this prize by applying to the Project Grants to Visual Artists program.
From 1 April 2017, applicants to the Explore and Create program may be considered for it.
An assessment committee will select the recipient from among all eligible applicants.
The new process for eligibility will be announced in 2017.
Who created this prize?
Funding for this prize was donated by the Government of Canada on the occasion of the wedding of Prince Andrew in 1986.
Andrea Della Valle
Program Officer, Prizes
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