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The Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts (PEICA) is seeking proposals for five (5) awards to be presented as part of the 2012 Biennial Arts Awards, which will be held this May.
The ideal award is handmade, of a size suitable for presentation on stage, and of size and construction suitable for display in the winners’ homes. The maximum cost for each award is $400.00 (a maximum of $2000.00 for the entire commission).
Aside from the importance of a pleasing aesthetic design, suitable for use as an award, all proposals must incorporate the display of the following:
“Prince Edward Island Arts Awards 2012” OR “PEI Arts Awards 2012”
The name of the award, for example “Premier’s Award for Volunteerism in the Arts”
The recipient’s name
As a secondary consideration, and if possible: The PEI Ars Award logo
The PEICA will review all submitted proposals for quality, suitability, eligibility and our assessment of reasonable price per award. We reserve the right to make a final selection from outside of the proposals submitted.
Only artists meeting the PEICA’s standard eligibility of residence on the Island for the past six months will be considered.
To submit a proposal, please send the following information by
Monday, March 26, 2012
Your name and complete contact details
Drawings of the proposed prize, please include dimensions and proposed materials
Images of recent work – paper photos or transparencies can be included in your package; electronic images in JPG or PNG format can be sent to email@example.com (clearly state your name and proposal in the subject of that message)
A CV or resume
Your price for each award
Send this information to:
c/o The Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts
115 Richmond Street
If you have access to the appropriate software and hardware, complete proposals may be submitted electronically to
. Please send documents in PDF or RTF format. Send images in JPG, PDF or PNG. Ensure your name and “Award Proposal” is on the subject line of any message you send.
Incomplete proposals, or proposals received in formats other than stipulated above may not be considered.
In the above photograph, from left to right:
Councillor Barry Chappell, representing the City of
Summerside, accepted the Communities, Cultural Affairs and Labour Award for Creative Community awarded to the City of Summerside for its foresight and commitment in supporting and encouraging the arts.
Well known dancer and dance instructor Judith MacLean received the Premier's Award for Volunteerism in the Arts for the countless hours she has donated on her own and with her students to the benefit of charitable groups across the Island.
The 2009 Father Adrien Arsenault Award, which was presented to World-renowned Island artist Brian Burke, whose unique style, composition and imagery have received critical acclaim.
Ron Irving, 2006 Father Adrien Arsenault Award recipient, and a professor, actor and leader on the Island theatre scene, was also presented with his award during the evening's events.
Ellerslie Elementary School teacher Peter Robinson was the proud recipient of the Educator in the Arts Award for his work in inspiring and encouraging thousands of young people through his teaching and participation in the arts.
Businessman Michael Schurman was presented with the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Patron of the Arts in honour of his ongoing and generous support of the Confederation Centre of the Arts. The award was accepted by Mr. Schurman’s daughter, Pam Montgomery.
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