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Original Artwork Relative Gradient by Vanessa Dion Fletcher

August 30, 2021

Indigenous Artist Award

Toronto Arts Foundation's Indigenous Artist Award is a $20,000 cash prize, with professional artist mentor/Elder or mentee/protégée designated by the Award Recipient to receive $5,000. The award recognizes an Indigenous professional artist or artist collective working in traditional or contemporary practices and who have contributed significantly to arts and culture in Toronto and have demonstrated an ongoing association with Toronto.

Established in 2021, the award is supported by K.M. Hunter Foundation. The award is presented every year at an event co-hosted by Toronto Arts Foundation and a Toronto arts organization with a mandate to support Indigenous artists.

Deadline: Please note the deadline has extended. The new deadline is August 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST