Robert Davidson receives his Order of Canada in 1996

Robert Davidson receives his Order of Canada in 1996


1992     Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

1994     Doctor of Laws Degree, honoris causa Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

1995     National Aboriginal Achievement Award (now Inspire Award) for Art and Culture

1995     Certificate of Merit, City of Vancouver Book Award for ‘Eagle Transforming: The Art of Robert Davidson’

1995      Interpretation Canada Award of Merit

1995     Order of British Columbia

1996      Order of Canada

1997       Honorary Doctor of Arts Degree, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

1998         Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC

2002        Received the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal

2004        Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC

2005        Vancouver Arts Award—Visual Arts Vancouver BC

2007        Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

2007        British Columbia Aboriginal Art Lifetime Achievement Award, British Columbia Achievement Foundation, Vancouver BC

2008       City of Surrey’s Civic Treasure Award, Surrey, BC

2010     Governor General’s Award in visual and media arts, Rideau Hall, Ottawa, ON

2010       Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement

2012      The commemorative medal created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. It honours significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.