Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts
Each year, the Canada Council and the Governor General of Canada collaborate to honour excellence in visual and media arts.
Up to 8 awards of $25,000 are available:
- up to 6 awards for distinguished artistic career achievement in visual and/or media arts
- 1 award for the Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
- 1 award for Outstanding Contribution (to recognize an individual or group for outstanding contribution to contemporary visual and/or media arts)
An independent peer jury of experienced visual and media arts professionals selects the winners.