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York Wilson Endowment Award

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Current Winner

The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery will aquire the work Looney Tunes by artist Shary Boyle. This acquisition in an important step in KWAG’s commitment to amplify feminist voices through their collection.

What is this prize?

The York Wilson Endowment Award enables art museums and non-profit public art galleries to purchase original works by living, contemporary Canadian painters and sculptors.


Prize amount

Up to $30,000


How to qualify

Apply to the Council.

A peer assessment committee will select the recipient from among all applicants.

For eligibility criteria, the application form and further information on this prize, see the York Wilson Endowment Award Guidelines.


Deadline(s)

Annual

30 April


Who created this prize?

This award is provided thanks to investment proceeds from the York Wilson Endowment. The endowment was established at the Canada Council for the Arts in 1997 by a generous donation from the late Lela Wilson and the late Maxwell Henderson to honour the contribution of Canadian painter York Wilson (1907-1984) to the field of visual art by encouraging and promoting artworks created by Canadian painters or sculptors.

Further Information

Jennifer Cherniack

Program Officer, Prizes

E-mail: jennifer.cherniack@canadacouncil.ca

613-566-4414, ext. 5265

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

TTY: 1-866-585-5559

Next Deadline

30
April, 2018

Annual

Prize Amount

Up to
$30,000

By Application

Cumulative list of winners

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