Need some help with your submission? These resources can help.
Yukon Permanent Art Collection Selection Criteria
- Guide to writing your submission
- Yukon Permanent Art Collection info session with Garnet Muething, 2023
A Zoom session sharing information on how to apply for the Yukon Permanent Art Collection, lead by Garnet Muething, Curator with the Department of Tourism and Culture
Taking photos of your work
If you would like to hire a professional, the following Yukon photographers offer fine art photography services:
- Gary Bremner – GBP Creative Media
- Christian Kuntz – Christian Kuntz Photography
- Cathie Archbould – Archbould Photography
- Erik Pinkerton – erikpinkerton.com
- Bruce Barrett Photography – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Evan Rensch, email@example.com (Dawson City)
- Andrea Magee, Amagee Photography firstname.lastname@example.org (Dawson City)
- Miriam Behman, email@example.com (Dawson City)
There are also some simple ways to take high quality photos yourself:
- 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
- Taxes for Artists with Tova Epp
An information session on tax tips for artists, lead by tax preparer Tova Epp of ArtBooks
- Exporting your art panel discussion
A panel discussion featuring Pennylane Shen, Joe Bembridge and Sarah Swan in conversation about bringing your art to a national audience.
- 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.
- How to ship your artwork
Ceridwen Maycock and Guy Gratton of the National Gallery of Canada share approaches and techniques to ship your artwork domestically and internationally. Develop an understanding of crating, condition reporting, customs and the logistics involved in moving artwork across borders.
- 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.
For additional assistance, please contact:
Department of Tourism and Culture
(867) 667- 5858 | 1-800-667-0408 ext. 5858