Deadline February 2
The Sobey Art Award, Canada's premiere award for visual artists, is now accepting nominations for the 2009 award. The $50,000 award is given annually to a Canadian artist under 40 who has exhibited in a public or commercial art gallery within 18 months of being nominated. A prize of $5,000 is given to each of the four runners-up.
Please visit www.sobeyartaward.ca for details and nomination guidelines.
The 2009 Sobey Art Award curatorial advisory panel will be made up of five distinguished representatives, each from an art gallery located in five regions across Canada. The panelists representing the Atlantic Provinces, Québec, Ontario, Prairies and The North, and the West Coast and Yukon will be announced in early-January. The five finalists of the 2009 Sobey Art Award will be announced on May 1, 2009. Selected work from the shortlisted artists will be featured in an exhibition hosted by the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and will run from September to October of 2009. The winner of the 2009 Sobey Art Award will be announced at the AGNS in the fall of 2009.
For more information please contact: Robert Zingone 902-424-3001 firstname.lastname@example.org OR
Sarah Fillmore 902-424-5169 email@example.com
Sobey Art Award c/o Art Gallery of Nova Scotia 1723 Hollis St. Box 2262, Halifax, NS B3J 3C8 CANADA