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Our Inagural Art Award

Delving deeper into the realm of understanding pain. By harnessing the unique power of art, we offer Alberta artists a space to express the intricacies of pain, when words fall short. 

The Prizes

Certificates and more awarded to first-place, and a runner-up!

Judging Criteria

Art will be assesed on visual quality, description and originality.

Submission Guidelines

Thoroughly review guidelines prior to sharing your art!

The Prizes

✸ First Place

The winning piece will be featured on our limited edition conference merchandise for 2024.  Additionally, the Artist receives a certificate of recognition and an invitation to attend our gala event where the award will be presented.

✶ Runner Up

Receives a certificate of recognition and an invitation to attend our gala event where the award will be presented.

Showcasing your Art

An extension of our ongoing efforts to broaden the reach of the Pain Society of Alberta, this initiative deepens public understanding of pain's impact through art and collaborates with fellow expressive enthusiasts.

The first-place artist will have their work prominently featured on a limited edition tote bag, which will be available by donation at our annual event. 

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2024 Submissions

Developed to engage and mobilize new perspectives to teach and communicate about pain and its impact on social life.  

Beyond words, within art — Submit your Masterpiece

Kindly label file (FirstLastname_ABArtAward) and keep the submission size below 25 MB to facilitate smooth uploading.

Thanks for sharing your art. You will recieve a submission confirmation shortly.

NOTE  This does not impact your eligibility; we simply aim to understand the diversity of submissions.

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Mindfulness and Acceptance Based Interventions for the Management of Chronic Pain

1145h — Dr. Elisabeth Saxton

ACT and Mindfulness

1250h — Take a break and nourish yourself! This is a great time to network with our exhibitors and other attendees.

Join us for a presentation by Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Lunch

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British Columbia Room

Interventional Pain Management – Practical Applications and Decision Making for your patients.

1400h — Dr. Ivonne Hernandez
Alberta Room

Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain

1400h — Jennifer King and Bree Rutten
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Chronic Pain and Intimacy

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