Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Awards
Amanda Strong, Yara El-Ghadban, Kevin Lau, Marcus Youssef, Bruno Bouchard, Vladimir "7Starr" Laurore and Kevin Schmidt 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.
The new process for eligibility will be announced alongside the changes to the prize.
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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