May 9, 2010 - Sobey Art Award - Long list announced
May 9, 2010

Long list announced

Long list announced

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and The Sobey Art Foundation

www.sobeyartaward.ca

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and The Sobey Art Foundation are pleased to announce the long list for the 2010 Sobey Art Award, Canada’s preeminent prize for contemporary Canadian art. Following a three month nomination process the Curatorial Panel has announced the 25 artists vying for this year’s Award.

The shortlist for the 2010 Sobey Art Award will be announced on June 15, 2010. Selected work by the shortlisted artists will be featured in an exhibition at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal from October 8th, 2010 to January 3, 2011. The exhibition is organized by the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. The winner will be announced during a gala event at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal on November 18, 2010.

“It is my hope that the announcement of this year’s contenders for the Sobey Art Award will generate excitement and discussion about contemporary Canadian art, giving credit to the very talented artists across this country whose energies and passions go into the creation of that work.”
– Sarah Fillmore, Chief Curator, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and Curator, Sobey Art Award.

The Long List

West Coast and Yukon
Mark Soo
Kevin Schmidt
Isabelle Pauwels
Jeremy Shaw
Brendan Lee Satish Tang

Praries and the North
Daniel Barrow
Wally Dion
Heather Benning
The Cedar Tavern Singers
Robyn Moody

Ontario
Diane Borsato
Aleesa Cohene
Brendan Fernandes
Will Munro
Jon Sasaki

Québec
Pascal Grandmaison
Patrick Bernatchez
BGL
Adad Hannah
Karen Tam

Atlantic
Lucie Chan
Graeme Patterson
Mario Doucette
Vanessa Paschakarnis
Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby

The 2010 Sobey Art Award Curatorial Panel comprises: Grant Arnold, Curator, Vancouver Art Gallery; Jen Budney, Associate Curator, Mendel Art Gallery; Philip Monk, Director, Art Gallery of York University; Lesley Johnstone, Curator, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal; David Diviney, Curator, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

For biographical information about the long listed artists please visit – www.sobeyartaward.ca.

About The Sobey Art Award

The Sobey Art Award, Canada’s preeminent award for contemporary Canadian art, was created in 2002 by the Sobey Art Foundation. It is an annual prize given to an artist under 40 who has exhibited in a public or commercial art gallery within 18 months of being nominated. A total of 70,000 CAD in prize money is awarded annually; 50,000 CAD to the winner and 5,

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