February 4, 2013:



Richard Davis of LaHave, NS
Winner of the Kingston Prize
$20,000.00 presented by W. Garfield Weston Foundation 


Jay Senetchko of Vancouver, BC and Elizabeth Topham of Vancouver, BC
Winners of the two Honourable Mentions
$2,000.00 each


Jessie Babin of Dalhousie, NB
Winner of the People's Choice Award (Gananoque)


Marina Dieul
Winner of the People's Choice Award (Calgary)

The Kingston Prize is Canada's foremost portrait competition which showcases the work of thirty outstanding contemporary artists.

Portraits of Canadians by Canadians, reveal the richness and diversity of culture in this vast country.

More than $24,000 in prizes encourages artists to participate, and the national tour of the exhibition provides a major platform to showcase their talents.