The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts recognizes excellence by Yukon visual artists with a prize of $20,000 and an exhibition of all finalists’ work.
The first prize will be awarded in September 2021, with finalists announced in June 2021.
The prize recognizes excellence by Yukon visual artists. It recognizes artists whose work demonstrates technical proficiency and reflects a unique artistic “voice” in theme, method or practice, referencing traditions and/or the contemporary realm.
In order to be eligible, artists must be residents of the Yukon for at least two years immediately prior to the application date (March 31, 2021) and be engaged in creating and producing original works of art on a part-time or full-time basis.
Eligible art submissions must have been produced after March 31, 2016. They must be original works of art such as (but not limited to): painting, carving, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, electronic media, photography, textiles, glass, regalia, jewelry and drawing, and should reflect the artist’s best work.