We are a group of community minded organizations.

Brought to you by Sunrise Credit Union, the Our Manitoba Photo Contest showcases the beauty of our province.

Annually since 2013, winning entries are displayed in the Sunrise Credit Union calendar and in the Art Gallery of Southwest Manitoba.

The contest is open to all Manitobans. Each photographer can submit a maximum of three photos. All photos are screened and shortlisted by a panel made up of delegates from Sunrise Credit Union, Keywest Photo and the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba.

Winning photos are based on originality, creativity, overall composition and capture the family values and cultural characteristics unique to “Our Manitoba”.


Just for entering, you can receive:

$30 canvas print gift card from Keywest Photo

$5 Share to open a new Sunrise Credit Union account

All winning entries receive:

  • One 16 x 20 canvas print of their winning photograph
  • Placement of their canvas print in the Community Gallery at the AGSM
  • Invitation to the Grand Unveiling at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba where all winning photographs will be on display
  • Photo credit in the 2019 Sunrise Credit Union Calendar (4,000 copies printed)
  • Five Calendars to share with family & friends when printed in late 2018
  • In addition to the above, the entry with the most votes will receive:
  • $500 one-year Term Deposit
  • Front Page Placement of their winning photograph on the 2019 Sunrise Credit Union Calendar

How Does It Work?

1. Submit a photo

April 1st – April 26th, 2019

Simply upload your photo(s)

2. Photos are Shortlisted April 28th, 2019

A panel of judges will review all submissions and shortlist up to 30 photos

3. Public Vote

April 29th – May 3rd, 2019

Vote for your favorite photo online at

4.Grand Unveiling

Thursday May 16th 7:30 – 9:00 PM – at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba (AGSM) Canvasses will be on display from May 16th – June 1st

14 winning photographs will be revealed at a The Grand Unveiling held at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba.