June 3rd 2015 Deadline Reminder: Applications for the Nel Oudemans Award.
The Nel Oudemans Award, established in 2002, celebrates excellence in fine craft in memory of the extraordinary contribution of Nel Oudemans to Canadian applied arts.
This competition is open to all emerging artisans who have lived and practiced in New Brunswick for 5 years prior to application. The winner of the award will receive a cash prize of $2000 and becomes eligible for additional funding to to participate in the SOFA Chicago Educational Mission, sponsored by the Craft Alliance and ACOA through the International Business Development Agreement.
The 2015 award of $2000 will be presented on July 10th during the New Brunswick Craft Council’s Fine Craft Gala at the Marco Polo Cruise Terminal in Saint John. SHMF is proud to sponsor this event which will feature a showcase of work by past recipients of the Nel Oudemans award.
Nel Oudemans Award Applications must be postmarked by June 3rd,2015. An independent jury of arts professionals will evaluate all applications. Please consult the application guidelines.