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The Visual Arts Alliance wishes to congratulate the winners of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2016:
- Edward Burtynsky, photographer, Toronto
- Marnie Fleming, curator, Toronto (Outstanding Contribution Award)
- Philip Hoffman, filmmaker, Mount Forest, Ont.
- Jane Kidd, textile artist, Salt Spring Island, B.C. (Saidye Bronfman Award)
- Wanda Koop, visual artist, Winnipeg
- Suzy Lake, visual artist, Toronto
- Mark Lewis, media artist, London, U.K.
- William (Bill) Vazan, visual artist, Montreal
To learn more about this year winners and their work, please visit the Canada Council for the Arts website.
Photo: Edward Burtynsky, Colorado River Delta #2, Near San Filipe, Baja, Mexico, 2011, chromogenic print, 1.52 m x 2.03 m, on loan to the US Embassy in Ottawa. ©Edward Burtynsky