Commissioner’s Arts Award Open for Nominations

Nunavut Commissioner Nellie Kusugak is seeking nominations for the Nunavut Commissioner’s Arts Award.

The award, a cash prize of $10,000, will be presented to a visual artist who has made a major contribution to the arts.

Candidates must be Nunavut residents and/or Nunavut Inuit who have been working in the arts for more than two years. Candidates must be nominated, receiving the support of three individuals or organizations.

A selection committee will review all nominations. Nominees will be judged on their artistic achievements and the quality and impact of their work.

Nomination guidelines and nomination forms are available from the Commissioner’s office.

Deadline for nominations is February 28, 2019.