Call for Nominations - the Lieutenant Governor ofAlberta Distinguished Artist Awards
Nominations are open for the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards. Albertans are encouraged to nominate the artist or group of artists who exemplify excellence and have had significant impact on Alberta's cultural scene.
Eligible artists may work in visual, performing, literary, cinematic or other artistic media, including architecture or design. Nominations must be received by February 15, 2013.
Adjudicators will choose up to three recipients for a $30,000 award, a handcrafted medal, and the opportunity for a residency at The Banff Centre's Leighton Artists' Colony.
Recipients will be announced in May and receive this distinction from the awards patron, His Honour, Colonel (Retired) the Honourable Donald S. Ethell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta at a gala dinner in Red Deer, June 15, 2013.
The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards is one of Canada's most prestigious independent arts awards programs, designed to raise the profile of arts in Alberta. The awards are made possible through a donor-funded endowment.
To learn more or to nominate an artist, visitwww.artsawards.ca.
The Board of Directors of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation invites proposals from Alberta cities to host the 2015 Gala of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards.
The Awards recognize individual Albertans for outstanding achievement in the arts or significant contributions to the arts in Alberta.
The inaugural Awards were presented in 2005 at The Banff Centre. Since then Lloydminster, Grande Prairie and St. Albert have hosted highly successful celebrations of the arts in conjunction with the Awards Gala. The 2013 Awards Gala is being hosted by the City of Red Deer on June 15 as part of a week-long arts festival, Rooted in the Arts, celebrating the City's Centenary.
Submission guidelines are available on our website www.artsawards.ca/gala
For more information, please contact
Donna Cardinal, Executive Director
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation
Completed proposals to host the 2015 Awards Gala must be received by March 1, 2013.