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The Canada Council for the Arts announces the winners of the 2015 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. 2015 marks the 15th anniversary of these awards, which carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement.
Governor General's Awards15
Funded and administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, the awards include categories for artistic achievement in visual and media arts, fine craft (Saidye Bronfman) and outstanding contribution.
The 2015 winners are:
- Louise Déry, curator, Montreal (Outstanding Contribution Award)
- Robert Houle, visual artist, Toronto
- Micah Lexier, visual artist, Toronto
- Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, media artist, Montreal
- Paul McClure, jewellery artist, Toronto (Saidye Bronfman Award)
- Sandra Meigs, painter, Victoria
- Rober Racine, visual artist, writer and composer, Montreal
- Reva Stone, new media artist, Winnipeg
Report courtesy Canada Council for the Arts.