A new endowment fund and a chance to triple your donation

A new endowment fund and a chance to triple your donation

We are delighted to take advantage of a new funding opportunity for The Kingston Prize Association and we hope that you will be involved! The Kingston Prize supports arts in Canada, through our bi-annual portrait competition. We also work to create educational...

Portraits and Elitism

Following the American election, the new political scene is dominated by the conflict between elitism and populism, and these poorly-defined concepts are now being discussed here in Canada. The debate is often divisive, and could affect what ordinary people think...

Call to Artists for 2017

The seventh biennial Canadian portrait competition will be held in 2017. Eligible entries are portraits of Canadians by Canadian artists, either paintings or drawings. Deadline for entries is 28 April 2017. Awards: The Kingston Prize of $20,000 and two Honourable...

People’s Choice Prize at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery

The Kingston Prize Association is pleased to announce that Kayla (Kit) King is the winner of the People’s Choice Prize of $1000.00 at the 2015 exhibition of thirty portraits at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Kit’s large and sensitive portrait, entitled Pa,...
The Kingston Prize 2015 $20,000 Winner

The Kingston Prize 2015 $20,000 Winner

The winner of the 2015 Kingston Prize for Canadian portraiture was announced at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery on Saturday November 14. The $20,000 prize, presented by the W. Garfield Weston Foundation, was awarded by the jury to Jen Mann of Mississauga, Ontario for the...