New Generation Photography Award

New Generation Photography Award

Location: National Gallery of Canada


The New Generation Photography Award, established in 2017, celebrates three young Canadians working in lens-based art. The Award aims to elevate the careers of young artists and is unique in that it is the only dedicated prize offered to artists 30 and under, specific to lens-based art. The Award is founded on the creative partnership between Scotiabank and the National Gallery of Canada.

Congratulations to the young talent named on the 2020 longlist:

  • Rebecca Bair – Ottawa, ON
  • Matthew Brooks – Montréal, QC
  • Lacie Burning – Vancouver/Six Nations of the Grand River, BC
  • Hannah Campbell – Vancouver, BC
  • Justin Carter – Halifax, NS
  • Garnet Dirksen – Merritt, BC
  • Noah Friebel – Vancouver, BC
  • Zackery Hobler – Toronto, ON
  • Sarah Jasmine Hodgson – Ottawa, ON
  • Kaysha Jamieson – Hamilton, ON
  • Olivia Johnston – Ottawa, ON
  • Thibaut Ketterer – Montréal, Quebec
  • Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes – Richmond, BC
  • Delphine Lewis – Westmount, Quebec
  • Samantha Miller – Ohsweken, Six Nations, ON
  • Curtiss Randolph – Toronto, ON
  • Rachel Rozanski – Toronto, ON
  • Katherine Takpannie – Ottawa, ON
  • Graeme Wahn – Vancouver, BC

Members of the jury are:

  • Ann Thomas, Interim Chief Curator/ Conservatrice en chef intérimaire, National Gallery of Canada/Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Chair of the Jury
  • Luther Konadu, Artist and past New Generation Photography Award winner (2019)
  • Andrea Kunard, National Gallery of Canada, Associate Curator
  • Suzy Lake, Artist and past Scotiabank Photography Award winner (2016)
  • Alain Paiement, Artist and Professor at Université de Québec à Montréal

Past Winners:

  • 2019: Luther Konadu, Ethan Murphy, Zinnia Naqvi
  • 2018: Elisa Julia Gilmour, Meryl McMaster, Deanna Pizzitelli

More information about the New Generation Photography Award can be found by visiting our Scotiabank newsroom or the National Gallery of Canada  website.

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