Call for Submissions: Norval Morrisseau Award for Visual Arts – Dateline August 15

Submit before midnight August 15, 2022
Send the images of 6-10 items of your original, unpublished, artworks (paintings, drawings, sketches, digital art, sculpture) in .jpg, .jpeg, or .gif format not exceeding 2mb. 
Short List: Top six entries
2nd and 3rd place Winners: Honourable Mention
First place Winner: $1000

Judge: Liz Toohey-Wiese
Jury Members: Heidi McKenzie & Mariam Zohra D

Liz Toohey-Wiese is primarily a landscape painter for the last decade, her artwork and research more recently has focused on the topic of wildfires in BC. She is a professor of Fine Arts at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where she teaches drawing and painting.


Heidi McKenzie is a Toronto-based ceramic artist. In 2011 she received the Emerging Artist Award at Toronto Artists Project. Heidi has exhibited internationally, including in Romania, Hungary, Australia, Italy and USA. She received a 2017 and 2019 Craft Ontario Award.

Norval Morrisseau Award for Visual Arts is open to Canadian citizens, members of Indigenous nations, landed immigrants, permanent residents, refugee applicants, and international students in Canada.

We encourage people of colour, LGBTQ+, disabled, and financially challenged artists to participate.

View Eligibility Criteria and Submission Guidelines at the link below:

Surrey Muse Arts Society

Surrey Muse Arts Society operates from the
unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.


About Surrey Muse

An interdisciplinary Arts and Literature group that meets Fourth Friday of each month except December. Presents a Guest Author, a Featured Poet, and a Featured Artist/Performer. Discussions. Open Mic. Book Table. Book Signings. Free event. Donations welcome.

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