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AWARDS

MULTI DISC.

2021 Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award

Inuit Art Foundation (IAF)

Deadline:

Jun. 25, 2021

End of Day

The Inuit Art Foundation (IAF) will be accepting nominations for the 2021 Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award (KAMA). The award is open to mid-career and established Inuit artists working in visual and performance-based practices. The winner will receive a prize of $10,000. New in 2021, a shortlist of up to three additional artists will be named, each receiving a prize of $3,000. The winner and shortlist will be announced in September 2021.

Established in 2014 to honour the life and work of the late Kenojuak Ashevak, CC, ON, RCA (1927–2013), the award is a bi-annual prize, created to support the practice of an Inuk artist.

The IAF invites nominations from artists directly, as well as professional acquaintances including curators, gallerists, writers, critics, fellow artists and others in relevant fields, in support of an Inuit artist’s practice. Individual artists are encouraged to self-nominate if they wish to do so. All KAMA applications will be assessed by an external jury of Inuit arts professionals.

Nominations Open: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Nominations Close: Friday, June 25, 2021 @ Midnight EST

Award Amount: $10,000 to winner; $3000 to each of the three (3) shortlisted artists

To view the full list of nomination guidelines and for more information please visit:
https://www.inuitartfoundation.org/artist-programs/kenojuak-ashevak-memorial-award

FOR MORE INFORMATION, QUESTIONS AND ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CONTACT
Heather Campbell
Strategic Initiatives Director
647.498.7717 ext. 106
hcampbell@inuitartfoundation.org

Jon Lockyer
Artist Services Manager
647.498.7717 ext. 107
jlockyer@inuitartfoundation.org

FOR INQUIRIES BY INUKTITUT SPEAKERS, PLEASE CONTACT
Blandina Makkik
Igloo Tag Coordinator
647.498.7717 ext. 109
bmakkik@inuitartfoundation.org