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This prize, worth $8,000, is awarded annually to the most outstanding visual artist working in photography, as selected from among all those awarded a Canada Council visual arts project grant.
Awards worth $25,000 each are given annually to honour excellence in visual and media arts in three areas: artistic achievement, outstanding contribution and excellence in fine crafts (the Saidye Bronfman Award). Candidates must be nominated.
Up to twelve medals are awarded every two years to recognize and celebrate outstanding design in recently completed built projects by Canadian architects. The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada receives submissions for the medals.
This award provides $5,000 to professional Canadian artists in music, architecture and theatre who are pursuing graduate studies outside of Canada and who are graduates of a Canadian school. Architecture candidates must apply to be considered for the award.
The fund provides partial funding to non-profit Canadian visual arts organizations and fine crafts professionals to pursue one-time projects that contribute to the advancement and understanding of the fine crafts in Canada. An application must be submitted.
This $3,500 annual award recognizes excellence and meritorious achievement in critical or curatorial writing on contemporary Canadian visual and media arts. A winner is chosen from the recipients of the Grants to Professional Independent Critics and Curators program.
Two $10,000 John Hobday Awards in Arts Management are given annually to established and mid-career arts managers for professional development or mentorship. Candidates must apply for the award.
Each year, up to three Canadian artists who have received a Canada Council grant in the fields of literature, visual arts or music, are awarded a $5,000 Joseph S. Stauffer Prize.
Two prizes of $50,000 each are awarded annually to distinguished Canadians, one in the arts and the other in the social sciences and humanities. Candidates must be nominated for the prize.