(L) Threaded Lamp, 2013. Brad Turner
(R) Dressed, 2012. Janet Macpherson

$10,000 Awards for Emerging Ceramic and Glass Artists!
Are you an emerging artist? Do you want to develop your artistic practice? We have two opportunities for you!

Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery is calling for submissions to the 2014
RBC Award for Glass and Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics.

prestigious national awards allow practicing early career ceramic and
glass artists to undertake a period of independent research, or other
activities that advance their artistic and professional practice at a
key moment in their careers. Award winners receive $10,000; a second
prize of $1,000 is also granted. The Selection Committee is comprised of
respected contemporary glass and ceramic artists (both sculptural and
functional) and other arts professionals. Winners will be announced and
the awards presented at a gala event in Waterloo Ontario on November 22,

be eligible for the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics or the RBC Award
for Glass, artists must be Canadian citizens or have Permanent Resident
status. They must have developed skills through training and/or
practice in the field (not necessarily in academic institutions) and be
recognized by other artists working in the same artistic tradition. All
applicants have maintained an independent professional practice for no
more than 10 years prior to their application.

Application Guidelines:
To download the complete guidelines for the RBC Award for Glass or the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics, visit In order to be considered, applications for either award must be received electronically by Friday, October 3, 2014.

About the Awards:
RBC Award for Glass is supported by RBC as part of the RBC Emerging
Artists Project. The Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics is supported by
the Keith and Winifred Shantz Fund for the Arts, held at The Kitchener
and Waterloo Community Foundation. Past recipients of both awards truly
represent the best of the emerging ceramic and glass artists in Canada.
Janet Macpherson of Toronto, Ontario was the winner of the 2013 Winifred
Shantz Award for Ceramics. Brad Turner of Calgary, Alberta was the
winner of the 2013 RBC Award for Glass.


Contact Information:
For additional information, please contact Christian Bernard Singer, Curator at

Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery  •  Galerie canadienne de la Céramique et du Verre
25 Caroline Street North  •  Waterloo, Ontario N2L 2Y5  •

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