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Need some help with your submission? These resources can help.

Yukon Permanent Art Collection Selection Criteria

Application Resources

Taking photos of your work

If you would like to hire a professional, the following Yukon photographers offer fine art photography services:

There are also some simple ways to take high quality photos yourself:

Other resources

  • Protocol and procedures: working with Indigenous communities in the arts
    A discussion on history, representation and traditions with Julia Lafreniere from the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Yukon artist and curator Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé, hosted by Heather Steinhagen
  • Negotiating Fees and Contracts for artists
    An online session led by April Britski of CARFAC National sharing details on how to negotiate fees and contracts for your work.
  • Grant writing with Peter Kingstone
    An online session led by Peter Kingstone of the Toronto Art Council, discussing the importance of developing a strong grant proposal. Learn how to think and conceptualize your work to effectively communicate your project idea to a funder.
  • Intro to visual arts critique
    Hannah Jickling, Reed H. Reed and Sarah Swan share the basics of art critique, how this process helps you to better explain your point of view and why receiving feedback on your artwork is beneficial to your artistic development.
  • Writing an artist statement and bio through doodling and illustration
    Canadian artist Jaspal Birdi shared her process for writing an artist statement and biography. In this workshop, learn how to use doodling and illustration to begin the writing process.
  • Bookkeeping for Artists with Sarwar Qureshi
    Learn the basics of bookkeeping for artists with accountant Sarwar Qureshi. An excel spreadsheet template for a bookkeeping exercise can be found here. Solutions for the workbook are here and instructions for the exercise can be found here. Sarwar (CPA, CA) is an Ottawa-based accountant and partner at Paterson & Company, a CPA firm that provides income tax, financial and business services to small businesses, corporations, and individual professionals.

For additional assistance, please contact:

Art Curator
Department of Tourism and Culture
Yukon Government
(867) 667- 5858 | 1-800-667-0408 ext. 5858