Previous Guelph Arts Council Jane Graham Memorial Award Recipients


2006 – Chris Hierlihy, ceramic artist, for costs related to his studies at Sheridan School of Craft and Design

2007 – Graeme Sheffield, artist blacksmith, for a two-day workshop offered by a respected blacksmith

2008 – Janet Stanley, oil painter, for participation in a four-week residency in Vermont

2009 – Meredith Blackmore, figurative artist, for work in depth with live models to expand her figurative practice

         – Jay Lefler, painter/graphic designer, special mention award for a field trip to study Canadian art and architecture

2010 – Carolyn Meili, multidisciplinary artist, for participation in a two-week visiting artist residency in Newfoundland, to focus on a new series of drawings in wood

          – Lydia Nieuwenkemp, printmaker, for participation in a week-long residency in Picton, Ontario, to learn more about waterless lithography

2011 – Roxann Blazetich-Ozols, bead artist/designer, to attend a master class with an international beadwork designer

2012 – Dahlia Clark, art quilter, to enroll in a course entitled “Working in a Series”

2013 – Rachel Albano, abstract painter, for an intensive workshop to learn how to incorporate cold wax with other media

2014 – Bunny Safari, ceramicist/photographer, for a workshop on historical photographic techniques to help her understand which processes best suit ceramics

2015 – Daniel Robinson, filmmaker, to help cover costs for attending the upcoming Whistler Film Festival where his “one-man movie” Nestor was to be screened

          – Katie Hebert, photographer/image-based artist, to attend a one-on-one tintype workshop with an experienced tintype photographer

2016 – Christina Kingsbury, multidisciplinary artist, to cover the costs of two intensive courses in papermaking, as well as a one-on-one mentorship

          – Garth Laidlaw, painter/illustrator/storyteller, for attendance at the 2016 Conference of the Canadian Society of Children’s Book Authors, Illustrators and Performers

2017 – Emily Damstra, natural science illustrator, for assistance to attend the 2018 Conference of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators in Washington, D.C.

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