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Celebrating the First Yukon Prize!

The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts Celebrating the First Yukon Prize! Can it really be three weeks since the inaugural Yukon Prize for Visual Arts was awarded?  It was a whirlwind and we’re finally catching our breath! Pivot has been the word of the hour during the COVID...

The POWER OF ART

The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts The power of art Victoria Fred (Tut.Latseen) is a Dakhká Khwáan dancer and drum carrier, and a passionate collector of Yukon art. If you’ve ever wondered about the relationship between Indigenous regalia and art, or why art is so...

life as a yukon artist, past and present

The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts Life as a Yukon Artist, Past and Present Kitty Smith and Lillias Farley were two early Yukon women artists. Both were very independent and managed to make art and make money from their art, not an easy feat, then or now. Read about them...

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. What we've been...