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Honouring excellence and inspiring achievement in Applied Art and Design throughout the province

The Applied Art & Design (AAD) program celebrates British Columbians who excel at creating functional art and design, while advancing the collective conversation around its importance.

Read more about the 2023 AAD award recipients here in the full press release.

A combined exhibition showcasing the 2023 recipients for both the the Applied Art + Design Award and the Polygon Award in First Nations Art was held from November 16 – 22 at The Roundhouse in Vancouver.

Click here to watch the recording of the AAD award presentation ceremony.

I’ve always been making, ever since I was a child. That’s what got me through so many things in life…was making.