Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Awards

Date: Dec 18, 2017

The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation is seeking applications from emerging professional artists for the 2018 Emerging Artist Awards. The deadline to apply is February 9, 2018.

Artists from all disciplines including performing, visual, design and literary arts are eligible to apply. Emerging artists are considered those of any age who have completed their training or apprenticeship and are in the early stages of their professional arts career. An adjudication panel convened by The Banff Centre will select recipients.

Up to 10 artists will receive a $10,000 cash award and medal to be presented by the Foundation’s patron, Her Honour, the Honourable Lois Mitchell, CM, AOE, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, at a ceremony in Edmonton June 1, 2018.

The competition deadline is midnight, February 9, 2018. Artists can find full competition details and apply online at