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Inaugural Newsletter

Inaugural Newsletter

The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts January 2022 Newsletter Thank you for your support for Yukon visual arts!  We are grateful for your encouragement, guidance and support which helped bring about the creation of the Yukon Prize. Whether you volunteered your time, checked...

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...

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...

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...