Lisa Lipton, “Ballad Bay”, 2014, Chapter VIII - The Impossible Blue Rose, Woody Point, Gros Morne, NL, Video Still - HD Video, Mixed media installation and site-specific performance involving: costuming, painted walls, rocks & found objects, wood burnt branches, lighting, stationary designs, 30 min. video for computer prop, music. Photo: Tom Cochrane.
Jon Rafman, New Age Demanded (Zigzagman Stardust),2014, 3D Photopolymer print, Acrylic, 9.5”x18”x6.5”Raymond Boisjoly, 2013, (And) Other Echoes,  text, Dimensions Variable, Vinyl Lettering , Courtesy the Artist and Catriona Jeffries Gallery, VancouverAbbas Akhavan, “Study for a Hanging Garden” (detail) PC: Vipul Sangoi, Courtesy of Abraaj Group Art PrizeSarah Anne Johnson, Break Dancing, 2014, Digital chromogenic print, oil paint, 50 x 72”, Courtesy the Artist.

2015 Sobey Art Award

Saturday, 26 September 2015 to Sunday, 3 January 2016

Curator: Sarah Fillmore

The 2015 Sobey Art Award exhibition features works by the five artists shortlisted for this year’s Award. They are:

  • West Coast and the Yukon: Raymond Boisjoly
  • Prairies and the North: Sarah Anne Johnson
  • Ontario: Abbas Akhavan
  • Quebec: Jon Rafman
  • Atlantic: Lisa Lipton

The Sobey Art Award is Canada's pre-eminent award for contemporary Canadian art. This is your chance to discover what is new in Canadian art now. The award established in 2002 is awarded to a Canadian artist age 40 and under who has exhibited in a public or commercial art gallery within 18 months of being nominated.


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