First Nations Art Award – Nominate Now

The First Nations Art Award (FNA) program celebrates artistic excellence in both traditional, contemporary or media art. It honours artists from BC First Nations who have demonstrated a commitment to their art practice, accumulated a body of work and are recognized in their communities as artists.

Click to review checklist before you start:

  • Review the award program information found on the FNA webpage
  • Review the FNA Nomination Guide with tips for submitting a compelling nomination
  • Ensure the nominator and nominee meet the eligibility criteria
  • Prepare the Nominator Statement in a word document, then copy and paste the content into the required field
  • Have all nominator and nominee contact information
  • Have all documents ready to upload
  • Schedule 15-20 minutes to complete the form

If you have questions, please email

We’ve got you covered! Click ‘Save and Continue Later’ at the bottom of each step if you need to return to the form and finish your nomination. Please remember to enter your email in the box provided. A link will be sent to your email so that you can return and complete your nomination before the deadline.