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How to be an artist

The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts 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...

How to write a bio and artist’s statement

The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts 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...

An Interview with Ron and Kip Veale

The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts 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. Search for: What...

Why Would Anyone Start An Arts Prize?

The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts Why would anyone start an arts prize? David: Julie, can you remind me how we got started with this? Julie: I think that, for both of us, it grew out of a love of art. We spend a lot of time visiting artists in their studios, admiring...