Fulmer Award First Nations Art

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Nominations Now Open for BC Achievement’s 20th Annual Community Award

Vancouver, BC (December 1, 2022): The BC Achievement Foundation announced today the opening of the call for nominations for the 20th annual Community Award. The program recognizes British Columbians who have made extraordinary contributions to building better, stronger, and more resilient communities.   “At BC Achievement, we believe that our communities are sustained and strengthened by those among us who aspire to excellence,” said Anne Giardini, OC, OBC, KC, Chair of the BC Achievement Foundation. “Our vision is to honour and inspire achievement throughout British Columbia, …

Indigenous Business Award (IBA) Gala 2022 elevates excellence! 

The fourteenth annual IBA Gala presented by BC Achievement on November 29 was a huge success thanks to the exceptional Indigenous Business Awardees and the invaluable people behind each one of them. We’re grateful for everyone who came together to support and honour the 2022 recipients.  The Gala celebrated and shared stories of Indigenous business excellence and, in doing so, underlined the theme for the 2022 program: thuyshaynum: preparing the path, directing the feet. “We are all working to correct the understanding of Indigenous history with …

Canoe Paddles Installed at Government House to Launch Call for Nominations for 2023 BC Reconciliation Award

Two canoe paddles honouring the achievements of the 2021 and 2022 British Columbia Reconciliation Award recipients were installed at Government House on November 22, 2022. The installation of the paddles also marks the call for nominations for the 2023 BC Reconciliation Award.   The BC Reconciliation Award is a partnership between the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, and the BC Achievement Foundation, and recognizes individuals, groups and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, integrity, respect, and commitment to furthering reconciliation or inspired others …

Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art and Design Recipients Celebrated

We are saluting the four talented recipients of the Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art + Design! Congratulations to: Caine Heintzman – Vancouver – Judson Beaumont Emerging Artist Louise Perrone – Vancouver Cathy Terepocki – Chilliwack Robert Anderson – Victoria – Award of Distinction for Lifetime Achievement These awardees demonstrate creativity, innovation and skill in designing and creating objects that are both beautiful and functional. “These artistic works and designs demonstrate a new strength within BC’s creative economy,” said Anne Giardini, OC, OBC, KC, Chair …

IBA Gala – 14 reasons to be at the 14th annual Indigenous Business Award Gala: November 29

The highly anticipated Indigenous Business Award Gala Dinner is back with Carol Anne Hilton and Geena Jackson serving as co-Directors of Ceremonies on November 29 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. DJ O Show (IBA 2015 recipient) is joining in the production and celebration which will honour the 2022 program recipients. The evening is promising to be exceptional, and BC Achievement recently caught up with Geena to find out why she thinks the 2022 IBA Gala is the place to be.  Saluting the 14th annual offering …

Congratulations to the 2022 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art recipients! 

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art!   Congratulations to the 2022 Awardees:  Jamie Gentry | Sooke | Kwakwaka’wakw | Crabtree McLennan Emerging Artist  Latham Mack | Kamloops | Nuxalk  Qwul’thilum Dylan Thomas | Victoria | Lyackson First Nation  Reg Davidson | Masset | Haida | Award of Distinction for Lifetime Achievement  The Fulmer Award in First Nations Art program creates a platform for community engagement, mentorship and storytelling while celebrating the intersection of art and culture …