VANL-CARFAC Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Excellence in Visual Arts Awards!
All artists in the province are encouraged to apply for the 2016 Excellence in Visual Arts Awards. There are five categories for this year’s ceremony,which are:
1. the Long Haul Award for lifetime achievement;
2. the Large Year Award, for an artist who has had an exceptional year;
3. the Emerging Artist Award;
4.the Kippy Goins Award, which recognizes an individual or organization who has helped the growth of the sector;
5. the Critical Eye Award, which recognizes a visual arts writer for an exceptional piece of writing on an NL artist in any print or online publication worldwide.
Cash prizes of $1000 are attached to the awards, with exception of the Kippy Goins, whose recipient will receive an original artwork by artist Mike Gough.
Applications must be received or postmarked by 5 pm, March 11th, 2016. Application forms and full rules can be found here.
As the only awards program solely dedicated to celebrating the achievements of this province’s visual artists, the EVA Awards have become an exciting part of the annual cultural activities in this province. With previous winners from Grand Falls-Windsor, St. John’s, Corner Brook, Pouch Cove and Robinsons, this awards program recognizes excellence province-wide.