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The Kingston Prize

The Kingston Prize of $20,000, presented by the Haynes Connell Foundation, and two Honourable Mention Awards of $2,000 each, were awarded during the opening exhibition at the Peel Art Gallery on November 4, 2017. more

Nov 7, 2017 9:30 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

Winner of the $1000 People"s Choice prize at the exhibition at the Firehall Theatre in Gananoque, ON is Leslie Watts for her portrait, "The Bookseller". more

Nov 4, 2017 8:15 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Board of The Kingston Prize Association, and the Jury, have announced the names of the thirty finalists in The Kingston Prize 2017, Canada's portrait competition. more

Jul 9, 2017 4:41 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The 434 entries have been sent to the jury, who will select thirty finalists for exhibition, and will later award the Prize of $20,000 and two Honourable Mention awards of $2,000. more

May 15, 2017 11:30 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

The seventh biennial Canadian portrait competition will be held in 2017. Eligible entries are portraits of Canadians by Canadian artists, either paintings or drawings. Deadline for entries is 28 April 2017. more

Sep 7, 2016 8:09 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The winner of the 2015 Kingston Prize for Canadian portraiture was announced at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery on Saturday November 14. more

Nov 14, 2015 7:55 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Kingston Prize of $20,000 is presented by the W. Garfield Weston Foundation, and there will be two Honourable Mention awards of $2000 each. At each exhibition venue, there will be a People’s Choice award of $1000. more

Sep 17, 2015 4:03 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Kingston Prize 2015 competition has been announced with a submission deadline of April 30, 2015. To make the entry process easier and less expensive for artists, the website is being enhanced to receive entries online beginning in January, 2015. more

Sep 8, 2014 4:04 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The $1000 People's Choice, sponsored by Galleries West magazine at the conclusion of the Calgary exhibition of the Kingston Prize, was awarded on January 23, 2014 to Marina Dieul of Montreal for her intriguing portrait of younger daughter Mailis. more

Jan 30, 2014 10:59 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

At an exhibition of the thirty finalists' works at the Art Gallery of Calgary on Nov 1, 2013, Kingston Prize co-founder Julian Brown announced the 2013 winners in the presence of Alberta's Lieutenant-Governor, Col. (Ret'd) the Hon. Donald S. Ethell. more

Nov 2, 2013 3:08 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Organizing Committee and Jury of The Kingston Prize 2013 are pleased to announce the names of the thirty finalists. more

Jul 14, 2013 12:24 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

It’s one thing to get an achievement award after a lifetime of dedication to a creative career, but as Vancouver’s arbiter of the avant-garde, Eric Metcalfe says, younger artists need a hit of recognition every once in a while too. more

Aug 31, 2008 12:00 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

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