1. Glossary
  2. New/Early Career Artist

New/Early Career Artist

An artist who:

  • is entering, or is in the early stages of, his or her professional career in one or more fields of practice recognized by the Canada Council
  • is at least 18 years old
  • does not have an approved applicant profile with the Canada Council
  • has not previously received a grant from the Canada Council
  • has some training, experience or accomplishment in one or more fields of practice recognized by the Canada Council (not necessarily in academic institutions)
  • is committed to the ongoing development of his or her skills and artistic practice