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REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards / Prix en art autochtone - The Hnatyshyn Foundation

Indigenous Awards | The Hnatyshyn Foundation

The deadline for submissions is June 1st, 2016


As part of its plans to increase support for Indigenous arts practice, The Hnatyshyn Foundation is launching REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards to honour Indigenous Canadian artists working in all artistic disciplines. The comprehensive program of awards and promotional activities, including 150 cash awards of $10,000 each to be awarded in 2017, will fuel the creation of new artistic works and leave a lasting cultural legacy.

The Awards are intended to recognize emerging and established Indigenous artists working in traditional or contemporary practices. The awards will be given in six artistic categories including dance, music, theatre, literature, film/video (media arts), and visual arts/fine craft.

If you plan to apply, please read the guidelines first.

The Hnatyshyn Foundation



To be eligible to apply, you must

Be of Indigenous descent.
For the purposes of these awards, Indigenous people include First Nations, Inuit and Métis people of Canada.

Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.

Define and describe yourself as a practising artist.


Submitting Your Application

You can complete and submit your application online starting March 1st. If you are submitting your application in hard copy by Canada Post or courier service, please send all materials in a single package. Do not send originals. Due to the high volume of requests, application support materials cannot be returned. Make sure to retain a copy of any materials you send. Late or incomplete applications and any supplementary materials arriving after the deadline date will not be reviewed.

For more details, please consult the frequently asked questions.

Apply Online

You can apply online starting March 1st at

Results will be communicated in January of 2017.