Announcing the 2023 Yukon Prize longlist

Announcing the 2023 Yukon Prize longlist

The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts is pleased to announce the twelve artists who have been named to the longlist for the $20,000 Yukon Prize.  Many thanks to the outstanding jurors who made the selection. Justin ApperleyKaylyn BakerJeffrey LangilleRobyn McLeodMeshell...
Robyn McLeod

Robyn McLeod

Robyn McLeod 2023 Longlist Artist Bio From Fort Providence, Northwest Territories, Robyn McLeod is of Dene, Métis, and Scottish descent and a member of the Deh Gáh Got’ı̨ę First Nation in the Dehcho Region of the NWT. Robyn is a multi-disciplinary artist, practicing...
Rebekah Miller

Rebekah Miller

Rebekah Miller 2023 Finalist Artist Bio Working in various mediums including drawing, sculpture, printmaking and photography, Rebekahs practice is informed through human interactions with nature conveyed through notions of “skin.” Rebekah completed her BFA at Alberta...

Justin Apperley

Justin Apperley 2023 Longlist Artist Bio Justin Apperley is an artist based on the traditional territory of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in. Justin holds an MFA at The Glasgow School of Art and a BDes from OCAD and the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, Netherlands....
Meshell Melvin

Meshell Melvin

Meshell Melvin 2023 Longlist Artist Bio From her beginnings and fine art education in southern Ontario to the home in the North she chose, Meshell Melvin has fashioned a professional art practice that spans thirty years. Her images reflect an interest in her community...