February 18, 2008 - Sobey Art Award - Announces Call for Nomination
February 18, 2008

Announces Call for Nomination

Presented by Scotiabank Announces Call for Nominations

www.sobeyartaward.ca

The 50,000 dollar Sobey Art Award, presented by Scotiabank – Canada’s premiere award for visual artists, is now accepting nominations for the 2008 award. The 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.

The deadline for nominations is March 30, 2008.
Please visit www.sobeyartaward.ca or email Svava Juliusson at juliusst@gov.ns.ca for details and nomination guidelines.

The five finalists of the 2008 Award will be announced on May 20, 2008. Selected work from the shortlisted artists will be featured in an exhibition hosted by the Institute for Contemporary Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum and will run from August 30 to October 13 of 2008. The winner of the 2008 Sobey Art Award, presented by Scotiabank will be announced at the Royal Ontario Museum at a gala event on October 1, 2008.

For more information please contact:

Svava Juliusson
Sobey Art Award Coordinator
+416-434-6883
juliusst@gov.ns.ca

www.sobeyartaward.ca

C/O Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
1723 Hollis St. Box 2262,
Halifax NS B3J 3C8 Canada
902 424 7359 fax

www.agns.gov.ns.ca

Image above:
Black Whole Conference | 2006, 72 Chairs, 400cm in diameter.
BY MICHEL DE BROIN 2007 SOBEY ART AWARD RECIPIENT

www.micheldebroin.org/

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