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Kathleen & Russell Lane Canadian Art Award

Online Applications Open

Applications for the Kathleen & Russell Lane Canadian Art Award at Calgary Foundation are now open. This award opportunity is for students working in visual arts, including applied arts, drawing, multimedia (excluding electronic), photography, painting, printmaking or sculpture.

The applicant must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Be registered in full-time study at a post-secondary institution in Alberta
  • Be entering their final year of studies in visual arts (excluding electronic media)
  • Have good academic standing

The applicant must provide:

  • An artist’s statement and vision, including how this award will be helpful in the applicant’s artistic/academic career.
  • A maximum of eight electronic images of work with an attachment that details title, year, medium and size of each work.
  • Two letters of reference (one must be from a studio professor).

There is one award of approximately $1,000, applied directly to tuition. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2023 at 12 midnight.

Eligible applicants are encouraged to access award information directly at:

To access the Student Awards Online Portal, select Apply Now under the award listing on the awards webpage. If there are any questions, please contact

For a Canadian student at an Alberta post-secondary institution, entering final year of full-time studies in visual arts in the following areas: Applied arts, drawing, multi-media (excluding electronic media), Photography, painting, print making or sculpture. | One award valued at $1000 | Apply by June 30 at