Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts: 2019 PLATFORM Photography Award, Application Deadline April 26

PLATFORM centre is excited to announce the 2019 PLATFORM Photography Award. This yearly award aims to assist the recipient in their creation of new lens-based work (photography and video). To be eligible for this award you must be based in Manitoba. Current students are not eligible.

The winner of this award will receive:
- $2000
- A solo exhibition in PLATFORM's Gallery 2
- A one-year PLATFORM membership
- One-year access to PLATFORM's black and white darkrooms
- Feature on PLATFORM's website

Applications are due 26 April 2019 at 5 PM.

Submissions must include a bio, CV, artist statement (500 words max), 10 images of work (if video, total duration of 10 minutes), and image list. Please email submissions to with the subject "2019 PLATFORM Photography Award Submission". Need help with your application or looking for some feedback? Book a studio visit with the director by sending a message to

The winner will be chosen by a jury comprised of community members and PLATFORM Board Members.

The winner of 2018's award was Mariana Muñoz Gomez, whose exhibition opens 1 March, 2019. The 2017 winner was Hannah Doucet, which resulted in the 2018 exhibition "I wondered when my body would deflate".

For media inquiries please contact:
Ray Fenwick
204 942 8183