The Fulmer Award in First Nations Art
celebrates artistic excellence in traditional and contemporary visual arts. The program is open to First Nations artists who help preserve their traditions through extraordinary craftsmanship in fields such as, but not limited to basketry, beading, carving, jewellery, masks, photography, printmaking, sculpture, stonework, and textiles.
The recipients of the 2020 Fulmer Award were selected by jury in the fall and include Jaalen Edenshaw, Lou-ann Neel, Kelly Robinson, Nathan Wilson, Cole
Speck (Crabtree McLennan Emerging Artist Award). Evelyn Vanderhoop was selected as the recipient of the Award of Distinction.
Nominations for the 2021 Fulmer Award open online in June at bcachievement.com
The Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art + Design
recognizes excellence in functional art and design. This annual award recognizes talented artists and innovators who have carved out a niche for themselves within their field and mastered the space where creativity and commerce meet. Individuals who work in applied art such as jewellery, glass, wood, fibre, clay, metal, textiles, fashion, shoemaking, weaving and industrial design are eligible.
Recipients of the 2020 Carter Wosk Award were selected by an independent jury. Awardees are Benjamin Kikkert, Karen Konzuk, and Jeff Martin. Michael Barton and Mari Fujita were recognized for Outstanding Achievement. Nancy Bryant received the Award of Distinction.
Nominations for the 2021 Carter Wosk Award open online in June 2021 at bcachievement.com
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THE BRITISH COLUMBIA ACHIEVEMENT FOUNDATION
BC Achievement Foundation is an independent organization that celebrates the spirit of excellence in our province. BC Achievement serves to honour the best of British Columbia, by recognizing the accomplishments of our artists, volunteers, leaders and entrepreneurs. The awards pay tribute to exceptional people, doing exceptional work.
BC Achievement runs the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art, the Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art + Design, the Community Award, the Indigenous Business Award and, in partnership with The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, the British Columbia Reconciliation Award.