Anita Kunz - JURY CHAIR
Canadian by birth, Anita Kunz's art has been internationally shown and published for four decades. She is well known for her covers for the New Yorker Magazine, Time Magazine, Rolling Stone the New York Times Magazine and many others.
Anita has been named one of the fifty most influential women in Canada by the National Post newspaper.
She has received an Honorary Doctorate from the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto and a second from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. Her work has appeared in numerous galleries and museums and she has won many awards for her work.
She has also been appointed Officer of the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian honour, and more recently the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal of Honour. This year she was inducted into the Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration Hall of Fame.