VANL-CARFAC Announcement: Seeking Nominations for 2012 Excellence in Visual Arts Awards!

VANL-CARFAC Announcement: Seeking Nominations for 2012 Excellence in Visual Arts Awards!

All artists in the province are encouraged to apply for the 2012 Excellence in Visual Arts Awards.  There are five categories for this year’s ceremony, including the Long Haul (for lifetime achievement) sponsored by The Leyton Gallery, the Large Year Award (for an artist who has had an exceptional year) sponsored by Sheppard Case Architects Inc., the Emerging Artist Award sponsored by Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, the Kippy Goins Award, which recognizes an individual or organization who has helped the growth of the sector, and 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, except the Kippy Goins, whose recipient receives an original artwork, this year by artist Michael Pittman

The deadline is fast approaching for the seventh annual Excellence in Visual Arts Awards.

Applications must be received or postmarked by 5 pm, April 1st. Application forms and full rules can be found here.

As the only awards program 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.

For more information about the EVA Awards, please contact Katie Butler Major or Dave Andrews at 1-877-738-7303 or vanl-carfac@nf.aibn.com.

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