The Polaris Prize is one of the top awards musicians can win in Canada. It’s not based on sales / marketing or other economic factors but instead on artistic merit. Each year a few designers and illustrators are commissioned to create a posters for the event.
We’ve rounded up this years series, which features an eclectic range of styles, music like the music event itself.
Buffy Sainte-Marie – Cai Sepulis
Caribou – Jamie McLennan
Viet Cong – Josh Holinaty
Braids – Byron Eggenschwiler
Alvvays – Heidi Berton
Tobias Jesso Jr. – Stephanie Cheng
Jennifer Castle – Alexandra Mackenzie
The New Pornographers – Blake Stevenson
Drake – Matthew Daley
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah – Martin MacPherson
And a special commemorative poster for the 10th Anniversary – Pat Hamou