Photo: Jen Squires Photographer
Lyesse Moyes, Stephen Thompson, Duane Linklater, Chloe Charles, Félix Beaulieu-Duchesneau, Cedric Bomford and Karen Solie have all been recognized for outstanding achievement in their respective disciplines.
What is this prize?
The Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Awards are given for outstanding artistic achievement by Canadian artists in seven disciplines: Dance, Inter-Arts, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Writing and Publishing.
Seven prizes of $15,000 each
How to qualify
Applicants previously qualified for this prize by applying to the Canada Council's various Grants to Professional Artists programs.
As of 1 April 2017, applicants to the Explore and Create program may be considered for it.
An assessment committee will select the recipients from among all eligible applicants.
Who created this prize?
The Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Fund was established thanks to a generous bequest from Mr. Lynch-Staunton to the Canada Council in 1967.
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