Sat, Oct 15|
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Governor General's Awards
Canada’s prestigious Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts is a lifetime achievement award recognizing an artist’s career, body of work and contribution to the visual arts, media arts and fine craft in Canada.
Time & Location
Oct 15, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – Feb 05, 2023, 5:00 p.m.
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1040 Moss St, Victoria, BC V8V 4P1, Canada
About the event
HOSTED BY THE ART GALLERY OF GREATER VICTORIA: https://aggv.ca/exhibits/governor-generals-awards/
In 2021, eight artists were celebrated in recognition of their exceptional careers and remarkable contributions to the visual arts, media arts and fine craft. The 2021 winners were: Lou Lynn, Dempsey Bob, Bonnie Devine, Bonnie Devine, Luc Courchesne, Cheryl L'Hirondelle, Bryce Kanbara, Lori Blondeau, Germaine Arnaktauyok.
This exhibition, presented by the AGGV in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, presents the work of the 2021 award recipients. It is a rare opportunity to see the work of these artists, who live in all parts of Canada, together in one location. The AGGV is honoured to have been selected by the Canada Council for the Arts to curate and host the 2021 exhibition.
The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2021 exhibition is organized by the AGGV and curated by Jaimie Isaac, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.