The Next Portrait Prize Competition

Many of you have inquired about the next portrait prize competition. The Kingston Prize is reorganizing following the COVID lockdown.  The next competition will be announced on our website and emails will be sent to all artists in our database, once our fundraising...

Salt Spring Prize

The Joan McConnell Award & Residency for Outstanding Work $20,000 Donated by Joan McConnell was won by Kriss Munsya Dreams Tonite. Highway Reflections, The Eraser For more information about the Salt Spring competition, see their website –  ...
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...
2019 Winner Announced!

2019 Winner Announced!

I like the idea of romantic thoughts, but I am just not that poetic of a person – by Atleigh Homma, Toronto, ON Acrylic on stretched canvas Winner of the 2019 Kingston Prize, $20,000. Jury Statement The work of Atleigh Homma was compelling to the 2019 Jurors of...

The Kingston Prize 2019 Finalists

The Board of The Kingston Prize Association, and the Jury, are pleased to announce the names of the thirty finalists in the 2019 competition. The Kingston Prize of $20,000, and two Honourable Mention Awards of $2,000 each, will be awarded during the reception at the...

The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP)

The Salt Spring National Art Prize is a biennial competition and exhibition of Canadian visual art. The intent of SSNAP is to encourage artists whose practice demonstrates originality, quality, integrity and creativity – resulting in significant work with visual...
2017 Winner Announced!

2017 Winner Announced!

Christienne Cuevas of Kitchener, Ontario has been announced the winner of The Kingston Prize 2017 Presented by the Haynes Connell Foundation “As an artist, I have two impulses that struggle to find their expression—an exacting impulse that demands precision and...

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,...