The Visual Arts Section provides creation, production and dissemination support in the fields of architecture, crafts, photography and the...
Celebrating good design and architecture:
A feature on the 2014 Canada Council Prix de Rome award winner Jérôme Lapierre
Jérôme Lapierre has won the 2014 Canada Council for the Arts Prix de Rome for Emerging Practitioners. The award honours a recent graduate from one of Canada’s eleven accredited schools of architecture, for exceptional potential in contemporary architectural design. The $34,000 prize allows winners to travel and study architectural sites and...
by Lolita Boudreault
In early January, the preliminary film edits of the commissioned video portraits of the winners of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts start to come in. Having coordinated the selection of videographers, I can hardly wait to...
Find out how the Canada Council works with art dealers and galleries to find new markets for visual artists.
Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.
The Art Bank has partnered with Google to bring contemporary Canadian art to an international audience. The Google Art Project is a unique online platform, providing exciting free public access to the world’s foremost museums and art collections...
Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and...
“The 2014 recipients of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts represent Canada at its best, and give us reason to celebrate.”