Victor martyn lynch-staunton award


Given for outstanding artistic achievement by Canadian mid-career artists, they are worth $15,000 each. From their inception in 1971 through 2003 (no awards in 2004) they have been awarded annually to 3 or 4 visual artists or musicians per year. In 2005, a 7 category system was introduced to recognize the disciplines ??? Dance, Inter-Arts [circus art], Media Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Writing and Publishing. Since that time 7 awards, one in each discipline, have been granted every year. Source: Canada Council for the Arts ??? Submitted by M.D. Silverbrooke, Art Collector and Historian, West Vancouver, British Columbia