Jennine Krauchi | 2024 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

The Manitoba Arts Council is pleased to announce that Jennine Krauchi is the winner of the 2024 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. This $30,000 prize is awarded annually to a professional artist or arts/cultural professional in recognition of the highest level of artistic excellence and contribution to the development of the arts in Manitoba. JennineRead More

Daina Warren | 2022 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

The Manitoba Arts Council is pleased to announce that Daina Warren is the winner of the 2022 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. This $30,000 prize is awarded every two years to a professional artist or arts/cultural professional in recognition of the highest level of artistic excellence and contribution to the development of the arts inRead More

Shawna Dempsey & Lorri Millan
2018 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

Photo credit: Ruth Bonneville, Winnipeg Free Press. The Manitoba Arts Council is pleased to announce that the 2018 recipients of the Award of Distinction are the dynamic art duo Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan. This recognition awards $30,000 to the artist team, and is the Manitoba Arts Council’s award for the highest level of excellenceRead More

Robert Archambeau – 2014 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

Internationally acclaimed ceramic artist and potter, Robert Archambeau has been named the tenth recipient of the Manitoba Arts Council’s Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. Archambeau was nominated by the Manitoba Craft Council for achieving the highest level of artistic excellence while building a monumental legacy in the field of ceramics on a provincial, national, andRead More

J. Roger Léveillé – 2012 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

J. Roger Léveillé has been named the ninth recipient of the Manitoba Arts Council’s Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. This $30,000 award is presented  biennially to recognize the highest level of artistic excellence and distinguished career achievements by a professional Manitoba artist. Born in downtown Winnipeg in 1945, J. Roger Léveillé is one of Manitoba’sRead More

William Eakin – 2009 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

William Eakin has been named the eighth recipient of the Manitoba Arts Council’s Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. This $30,000 award is presented annually to recognize the highest level of artistic excellence and distinguished career achievements by a professional Manitoba artist. William Eakin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 1952. He studied at the VancouverRead More

Roland Mahé – 2008 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

Roland Mahé, Artistic Director of Cercle Molière, Canada’s oldest active theatre company, has been named the seventh recipient of the Manitoba Arts Council’s Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. This $30,000 award is presented annually to recognize the highest level of artistic excellence and distinguished career achievements by a professional Manitoba artist. Native and resident ofRead More