2021 Winners

Anna Kuelken: Father Like Son

National Winner

Anna Kuelken

NSCAD University

Father Like Son

video, 17 minutes 5 seconds

Kev Liang: Jiā yóu Kev Liang: Jiā yóu Kev Liang: Jiā yóu Kev Liang: Jiā yóu Kev Liang: Jiā yóu

Alberta Winner

Kev Liang

University of Alberta

Jiā yóu

installation and video, video: 12 minutes 2 seconds
installation: 72 x 96 x 80 po; 182,8 x 243,8 x 203 cm

Shannon Pahladsingh: oh, thank goodness

British Columbia Winner

Shannon Pahladsingh

University of the Fraser Valley

oh, thank goodness

spoken word poem performance on video, 4 minutes 45 seconds

Tayler Buss: Rearview Tayler Buss: Rearview Tayler Buss: Rearview

Manitoba Winner

Tayler Buss

University of Manitoba

Rearview

steel, rear view mirror, hair extension, keychain, digital photograph, 24 x 43.75 x 3 in; 61 x 111 x 7.5 cm

Alana Morouney: I’ll get you next time / I keep letting you win so that I can hold your hand Alana Morouney: I’ll get you next time/I keep letting you win so that I can hold your hand Alana Morouney: I’ll get you next time/I keep letting you win so that I can hold your hand

New Brunswick Winner

Alana Morouney

Mount Allison University

I’ll get you next time / I keep letting you win so that I can hold your hand

mixed media, including needle felted wool, vinyl, thread, Velcro, glass, wood, pulleys, plastic tubing, 72.5 x 34 x 20 in; 184 x 86.4 x 50.8 cm

Bethany MacKenzie: What Will the Worms Think of Me? Bethany MacKenzie: What Will the Worms Think of Me? Bethany MacKenzie: What Will the Worms Think of Me? Bethany MacKenzie: What Will the Worms Think of Me? Bethany MacKenzie: What Will the Worms Think of Me?

Newfoundland and Labrador Winner

Bethany MacKenzie

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland

What Will the Worms Think of Me?

cotton, acrylic paint, Lycra, Poly-fil, Xerox printed paper, 20 x 80 x 80 in; 50.8 x 203 x 203 cm

Max TS. Yang: A Family of III Max TS. Yang: A Family of III Max TS. Yang: A Family of III

Nova Scotia Winner

Max TS. Yang

NSCAD University

A Family of III

slip casted stoneware, found furniture, 72 x 36 x 36 in; 183 x 91.5 x 91.5 cm

Erin Faulks: The Pandemicock Erin Faulks: The Pandemicock Erin Faulks: The Pandemicock Erin Faulks: The Pandemicock

Nunavut Winner

Erin Faulks

Nunavut Arctic College

The Pandemicock

sterling silver, copper, brass, dix gold, enamel, 6 x 4 x 14 in; 15.25 x 10 x 35.5 cm

Allysha Jacque: kâkuvunga Allysha Jacque: kâkuvunga Allysha Jacque: kâkuvunga

Ontario Winner

Allysha Jacque

York University

kâvunga

acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 in; 40.5 x 50.75 cm

Donald Price: Egg and Chain Donald Price: Egg and Chain Donald Price: Egg and Chain

Prince Edward Island Winner

Donald Price

Holland College

Egg and Chain

India ink, acrylic, graphite, MDF board, 48 x 47 in; 122 x 119.4 cm

Maggy Hamel-Metsos: No Place to Stand Maggy Hamel-Metsos: No Place to Stand Maggy Hamel-Metsos: No Place to Stand

Québec Winner

Maggy Hamel-Metsos

Concordia University

No Place to Stand

graphite on matte black acrylic, 80 x 46 and 41.5 x 24 in
203 x 116.8 and 105.4 x 61 cm

Holly Aubichon: Modern Medicine Holly Aubichon: Modern Medicine Holly Aubichon: Modern Medicine

Saskatchewan Winner

Holly Aubichon

University of Regina

Modern Medicine

oil on canvas, 48 x 60 x 3 in; 122 x 152.5 x 7.5 cm

Juliet Di Carlo: Consume in a way that makes it look Authentic

Yukon Territory Winner

Juliet Di Carlo

Yukon School of Visual Arts

Consume in a way that makes it look Authentic

video, 3 minutes 54 seconds

2021 Selection Committee

  • Anne-Marie St-Jean Aubre, Curator of Contemporary Art, Musée d’art de Joliette
  • Melanie Colosimo, Director/Curator, Anna Leonowens Gallery Systems, NSCAD University
  • Francisco-Fernando Granados, Artist and Educator