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Nomination Deadline

Nominations are due on or before October 19, 2018 (by 4:00 PM mail / in person or 11:59 PM online). Incomplete nomination packages and/or nomination packages received after the deadline will not be accepted. 

Eligibility Criteria

The Nominee must be:

  • An Indigenous Artist - First Nations, Métis, or Inuit (Status or Non-Status)
  • Current resident of Edmonton
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Actively producing artwork (recent examples of work, exhibitions, performances, publications, etcetera)

Examples of Art Genres (but not limited to this list):

  • Fine Craft
  • Media Arts
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Literary Arts

Nomination Steps

  1. Complete the Nomination Form.
  2. Complete the Brief Artist Statement. Please submit a statement that provides a brief introduction to the Nominee’s art practice. Please reflect on the Nominee’s art practice and work - How would you describe their art (genre, form, medium, themes, etc.)? Why do they make art? How long have they been making this art and how did they learn? 
  3. Submit 2-5 Artwork Samples in either digital and/or print format to support the application. Eligible support material:
    • Images, either in JPEG or PDF file formats
    • Video or audio clips
    • Written material, in PDF file format
    • Media clippings
    • Social media/website links

Please do not send originals. Nomination materials will not be returned. 

Nominee/Artist Information







Nominator Contact Information








Provide the following





City of Edmonton - Indigenous Artist-in-Residence
℅ Indigenous Relations Office
18th Floor, Edmonton Tower
10111-104 Avenue NW
P.O. Box 2359
Edmonton, AB, T5J 2R7

Nomination packages can be delivered in person at the:
Edmonton Service Centre Mail
2nd Floor, Edmonton Tower
10111-104 Avenue NW
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The personal information that is provided in the nomination submission about the nominator and the nominee is collected in accordance with 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. It will be used by the Indigenous Relations Office to contact you regarding your nomination and will be disclosed to the Selection Committee and your nominee. If you have any questions about the collection and use of your personal information, please contact Emily Skinner by phone at 780-944-0125 or by mail at 18th floor, Edmonton Tower 10111-104 Avenue NW Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0J4

For More Information

Indigenous Relations Office

Citizen Services
18th Floor, Edmonton Tower
10111-104 Avenue NW
P.O. Box 2359
Edmonton, AB T5J 2R7

Telephone 780-944-7602
Fax 780-577-3525
Email indigenousrelations@edmonton.ca

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