New Indigenous Artist Award to be part of the prestigious Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for High Achievement in the Arts

Fredericton, February 22, 2023The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) is pleased to announce the creation of a fourth Lieutenant Governor’s Award for High Achievement in the Arts: The Indigenous Artist Award.

Starting in 2024, the New Brunswick Arts Board will add a fourth award created specifically to celebrate the achievements of an Indigenous artist working in New Brunswick. Working closely with Indigenous partners, including a Circle of Elders, artsnb continually strives to better support the growth of Indigenous artists’ practices in New Brunswick through a variety of programs, projects, and structures. The creation of this fourth award echoes the goals of artsnb’s 2022-2027 Strategic Plan.