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Congrats to Sobey Art Award longlisters

(But extra congrats to the Atlantic crew)

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Tamara Henderson, Western Fade Out, 2010, found 16 mm Film, Loop System, Markers: Red, Green, Blue, Variable dimensions. Courtesy of the artist.
  • Tamara Henderson, Western Fade Out, 2010, found 16 mm Film, Loop System, Markers: Red, Green, Blue, Variable dimensions. Courtesy of the artist.

These lovely longlisters luxuriate with laurels when the 2013 Sobey Art Award—the pre-eminent award for contemporary Canadian art—announced the 25 artists on their long list.

Each year the Sobey Art Award is awarded to an artist age 40 and under, chosen by a curatorial panel, who has exhibited in a public or commercial art gallery within 18 months of being nominated.

Atlantic
:
Tamara Henderson
Stephen Kelly

Lisa Lipton

Michael Pittman

Hans Wendt

West Coast and the Yukon:
Sonny Assu

Cedric Bomford

Isabelle Pauwels

Mark Soo

Brendan Tang

Prairies and the North:
Amalie Atkins
Mark Clintberg
Brenda Draney
Simon Hughes
Divya Mehra

Ontario
:
Diane Borsato

Brendan Fernandes
David R. Harper
Kristiina Lahde

Duane Linklater

Quebec
:
Anthony Burnham

Jacynthe Carrier

Peter Flemming

Pascal Grandmaison
Nadia Myre

The 2013 shortlist of the Sobey Art Award will be announced in late June. Work by the shortlisted artists will be shown in an exhibition at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax opening on September 13, 2013 and the 2013 winner's announcement will take place at a Gala event at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia on October 9, 2013.

For more detailed biographical information on the 25 long listed artists and members of the Curatorial Panel please go to: www.sobeyartaward.ca

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