Active and engaged in the arts for many years, Ms. Peene has supported and defended art throughout her entire life.
What is this prize?
The Vida Peene Awards are made annually to eight specified organizations from the investment proceeds of an endowment worth almost $600,000.
The eight organizations are:
Who created this prize?
This fund was established thanks to a generous bequest from Vida Peene to the Canada Council in 1978 for the purpose of promoting development of the arts in Ontario and the rest of Canada.
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