Cherry Karpyshin Arts Management Prize

The Cherry Karpyshin Arts Management Prize will be awarded annually to a Manitoban, early-career, or aspiring arts manager. Along with recognition and encouragement from Prairie Theatre Exchange’s leadership, the recipient will also be awarded $2,500 to support the advancement of their career and propel them on their professional journey through the arts.

The recipient of the award will be required to submit a report due one year after the announcement date. Full requirements of the report will be shared with the recipient.

The Award is named after PTE’s beloved former General Manager, Cherry, who led the company for over 30 years. She was and is deeply passionate about supporting artists, and it is our great honour to offer this awardin her name to encourage the next generation of arts managers.

This award is generously supported in part by True North Real Estate Development.


  | Application Information for 2024