Nominations are now open for the 2019 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards, Alberta’s most prestigious artistic award. Alberta artists (from all disciplines) and those now working elsewhere, but maintaining a strong connection to Alberta, are eligible and anyone may nominate through a simple online process. Past awardees include playwright John Murrell (2005); One Yellow Rabbit (2007); Old Trout Puppet Workshop Founders (2013); and Ronnie Burkett (2015).
The 2019 recipients will receive their $30,000 awards from the award’s patron, the Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Alberta, at a celebration in Maskwacis, Alberta on Saturday, September 21, 2019.
The nomination process closes midnight, March 31, 2019.