1. Funding
  2. Prizes

Joseph S. Stauffer Prizes

2016 winner: Brian Current

2016 winner: Brian Current

Overview

The Joseph S. Stauffer Prizes are awarded in recognition of emerging and mid-career (less than 15 years of practice) Canadian artists' talents in music, visual arts and literature.

What is this prize?

The Joseph S. Stauffer Prizes are awarded to emerging and mid-career (less than 15 years of practice) Canadian artists who exhibit strong artistic potential in music, visual arts and literature.


Prize amount

Up to three prizes of $5,000 each (one in each discipline).


How to Qualify

Professional emerging and mid-career (less than 15 years of practice) Canadian artists who exhibit strong artistic potential in music, visual arts and literature, who submit an eligible application to the Explore and Create program, are automatically considered for this prize. The winners are selected based on the assessment of their grant application.


Deadline(s)

Annual


Who created this prize?

These prizes are awarded to honour the memory of Joseph S. Stauffer, whose bequest enabled the Canada Council to encourage young Canadians of outstanding promise or potential.

Further Information

Jennifer Cherniack

Program Officer

E-mail: prizes@canadacouncil.ca

613-566-4414, ext. 5265

Toll free: 1-800-263-5588, ext. 5265

Fax: (613) 566-4390

TTY: 1-866-585-5559

Annual

Prize Amount

Up to
$5,000

By program

Cumulative list of winners

We are committed to equity in all our activities, including the administration of our prizes.