Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography
Photo: Josée Pedneault
Dawit L. Petros
Dawit L. Petros is a visual artist, researcher and educator. His work is informed by studies of global modernisms, theories of diaspora and postcolonial theory. Petros installs photographs, moving images, sculptural objects and sound work. Petros received an MFA in Visual Art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, at Tufts University; a BFA in Photography from Concordia University and a BA in History from the University of Saskatchewan. He also completed the Whitney Independent Study Program.
For more information, visit Dawit L. Petros’ website.
What is this prize?
The Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography is awarded to a professional photographer for personal creative work or professional development. This award is the only Canada Council prize dedicated to photography.
How to qualify
You do not apply for this prize. Applicants to some grant programs are eligible and will be considered for prizes. Visit Grants | The Canada Council for the Arts to learn more about our granting programs.
Who created this prize?
Funding for this prize was donated by the Government of Canada on the occasion of the wedding of Prince Andrew in 1986.
For more information
By Grant Application
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