SSNAP and AiR
The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) was launched in 2015, with $25,000 in prizes, of which $5,000 was allocated to a Residency for the grand prize winner, SSNAP 2017 continued this tradition. AiR looks forward to welcoming the future winners of the Joan McConnell Award in the years to come.
First recipient of this award was socially engaged artist Corrie Peters of Winnipeg, the winner of the Joan McConnell Award for the best work in the SSNAP Competition 2015. She became our first artist in residence on Salt Spring Island, February-March, 2016.