Winners named for B.C. First Nations art awards
The six winners of the 2012 B.C. Creative Achievement Awards for First Nations’ Art have been announced.
The recipients are carver Wayne Alfred, sculptor and fashion designer Morgan Green, jewelry maker Philip Janze, performance artist Skeena Reece, and painter David Wilson.
Norman Tait, a Nisga’a totem pole carver, has been selected to receive the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award for First Nations’ Art.
The B.C. Achievement Foundation, established by the B.C. government in 2003, runs the juried competition.
The annual awards, worth $5,000 each, are to be presented during an event in Vancouver on November 19.