The Many Faces of Portraits

“The Many Faces of Portraits” A free public talk by Senator Patricia Bovey, Director Emerita of Winnipeg Art Gallery Firehall Theatre, Gananoque October 19, 2017, 6.30 pm. Refreshments at...

The Kingston Prize 2017 Finalists

The Board of The Kingston Prize Association, and the Jury, are pleased to announce the names of the thirty finalists in the 2017 competition. The Kingston Prize of $20,000, presented by the Haynes Connell Foundation, and two Honourable Mention Awards of $2,000 each,...

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...