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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Call for Nominations: Alberta Craft Awards

Call for Nominations: Alberta Craft Awards
Annual Deadline: August 1, 2012

Alberta Craft Council presents the Alberta Craft Awards and the Linda Stanier & Family Memorial Award. Nominate someone who deserves to be recognized for their dedication to Alberta's fine craft culture. The Awards Ceremony takes place every October in Calgary. Nominees are featured in the fall edition of the Alberta Craft Magazine and the Recipients are featured in a Discovery Gallery exhibition.
Award of Honour - $500
For a volunteer, supporter, teacher, craftsperson (individual or group) who has made a significant contribution to Alberta's fine craft culture.
Award of Achievement - $500
For an emerging craftsperson/student, in recognition of his/her achievement to date and/or potential (ACC members only).
Award of Excellence - $500
For an established craftsperson who excels in his or her area of craft (ACC members only).
The Linda Stanier and Family Memorial Award for Excellence in Ceramics - $1200
This annual endowed award celebrates the life of Linda Stanier and honours excellence in ceramics. The nominee should work and reside in Alberta and be primarily a studio-based, full-time professional ceramic artist. A couple that works together on the same work may be considered as one nominee. Nominations may be made by individuals, groups or by the Alberta Craft Council. Download the Nomination Form from the following page.