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Get up-to-date reports on Canada’s art news including notable appointments and gallery shifts, as well as key award announcements as they happen.

News in Brief: Richard Rhodes Departs, Access Gallery Heads to Sea, NEXT2015 Recipients Announced

This week, Richard Rhodes announced his departure from Canadian Art, Access Gallery secured funding and the NEXT2015 participants were announced.

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Canadian Art Editor Richard Rhodes Announces His Departure

This week, the Canadian Art Foundation board of directors formally announced that Richard Rhodes, editor of Canadian Art, is stepping down after nearly 20 years with the publication.

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Vancouver’s the Apartment Shuts Down Shop

Last week, Vancouver’s the Apartment gallery, co-operated by Lee Plested and his partner Erik von Muller, announced its impending closure.

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News in Brief: Alleged Art Plagiarism, RBC Ceramics Prize Awarded, New Curator for Biennale de Montréal, Isabelle Hayeur Sues

This week, two artists accuse Toronto restaurant of plagiarism, RBC awards ceramics prize, and a new curator and lawsuit for the Biennale de Montréal.

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Cal Lane’s Missing Art Found on Secondary Market

Last week, work by New York–based artist Cal Lane, which went missing during a UPS shipment, resurfaced on the secondary market. Nicholas Brown reports.

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News in Brief: Lost Artwork up for Auction, the Apartment Closes, MMFA’s Rodin Blockbuster

This week, Cal Lane’s missing artwork turned up at auction, Vancouver gallery the Apartment announced its closing and the MMFA’s Rodin show proved a hit.

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News in Brief: BMO 1st Art! Winners, Ottawa Art Gallery Expands, Becca Taylor Joins Urban Shaman

This week, winners of the BMO 1st Art! Competition were announced, the Ottawa Art Gallery’s expansion began and Becca Taylor joined Urban Shaman Gallery.

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News in Brief: Polygon Gallery Gets the Go-Ahead, New Canada Council Chair, Kingston Prize Finalists

This week, the Polygon Gallery secured its remaining funding, the Canada Council for the Arts’ board of directors appointed a new chair and more.

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News in Brief: Nova Scotia Masterworks Finalists, Coupland’s Cross-Country Scan, Heffel Expands

This week, Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award finalists were announced, Heffel expanded their auctions and Douglas Coupland began 3-D scanning volunteers.

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News in Brief: Curatorial Hires At Belkin and Banff, Salt Spring Prize Finalists, John B. Aird Controversy

This week, curators were hired at both UBC and the Walter Phillips Gallery, and finalists were announced for the Salt Spring Island National Art Prize.

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News in Brief: Khyber Campaigns Continue, Canadian Art Writing Prize Announced, PIA Expands

This week, the Power Plant announced their participation in the Creative Time Summit, Khyber campaigns continued and Jesse McKee joined 221A in Vancouver.

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Pearl Van Geest Wins 2015 Canadian Art Foundation Writing Prize

Pearl Van Geest has won the 2015 Canadian Art Foundation Writing Prize, an annual juried prize designed to encourage new writers on contemporary art.

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