And the Winner Is...
We are thrilled to announce that Ambera Wellmann (MFA at the University of Guelph) is this year’s recipient of the fourteenth Joseph Plaskett Award! The 2016 jury was impressed with Ms. Wellmann’s work, the ideas expressed in her statement, and the letter of support from esteemed critic and art historian Robert Enright, one of her professors at the University of Guelph.
Former MFA student Ashleigh Bartlett has been awarded the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artists Award for 2016. Ashleigh earned her MFA at the University of Guelph in 2011.