Congratulations Bonnie Devine & Cheryl L’Hirondelle!

Congratulations Bonnie Devine & Cheryl L’Hirondelle!

Vtape’s New Governor General’s Award Winners

Two Vtape artists are among this year’s winners of the Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Visual and Media ArtsBonnie Devine and Cheryl L’Hirondelle. They join the 31 other artists whose works are in distribution at Vtape who have received the award since its inception in 1999.

Previous Vtape-distributed artists who are GG winners include: Deanna Bowen, Dana Claxton, Ruth Cuthand, Jorge Lozano, Zainub Verjee (2020); Stephen Andrews, Marlene Creates, Ali Kazimi, Andrew James Paterson (2019); Midi Onodera, Adrian Stimson (2018); Mike Hoolboom, Shelagh Keeley, Shelley Niro (2017); Jayce Salloum (2014); Gordon Monahan (2013); Margaret Dragu, Jan Peacock (2012); Barbara Sternberg (2011); Tom Sherman (2010); Nobuo Kubota (2009); Tanya Mars, Eric Metcalfe (2008); Vera Frenkel (2006); Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak, Paul Wong (2005); Eric Cameron, Istvan Kantor, John Oswald (2004); Tom Dean, and Jamelie Hassan (2001).

Image credit: Rooster Rock – the Story of Serpent River (Bonnie Devine & Rebecca Garrett, 2002)