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The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts Blog

The POWER OF ART

Victoria Fred (Tut.Latseen) is a Dakhká Khwáan dancer and drum carrier, and a passionate collector of Yukon art. Read more about the relationship between regalia and art and the stories art tells.

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How to be an artist

After hearing New York Art Critic Jerry Saltz speak to a large crowd about “How to be an Artist”, we decided to read his book and think about how his advice might apply to Yukon artists. To learn more, check out our article in What’s Up Yukon.

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How to write a bio and artist’s statement

Artists will have to submit a short bio (150 words or less) and an artist’s statement (500 words or less) as part of their application for the Yukon Prize. For some people, this may be an intimidating process. To make it easier, here are a few tips, drawn from a recent webinar by Katie Newman, Curator at Arts Underground in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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An Interview with Ron and Kip Veale

We really enjoyed talking about Yukon art and artists with Ron and Kip Veale, who are well-known supporters of the arts. Check out our interview with them in What’s Up Yukon.

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