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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: Museum of Nature Works with Inuit Communities, Montreal Gallery Moves, Ontario Arts Council Goes Digital

This week, collaborative curating at the Canadian Museum of Nature, Pierre-François Ouellette’s new space and Hamilton Artists Inc.’s new director.

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Winnipeg Artist Wins $25K RBC Canadian Painting Competition

The winner of the 18th RBC Canadian Painting Competition, and two honourable mentions, were announced in a ceremony tonight in Toronto.

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Canadian Artist at Centre of Market Crash

New reports are signalling the end of the emerging-art bubble, and point to Canadian Hugh Scott-Douglas as their primary example.

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Indigenous Artists and Curators Win Prestigious Hnatyshyn Awards

The Hnatyshyn Foundation has announced the recipients of their mid-career awards and emerging-artist prizes.

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News in Brief: Ken Lum Decries School Closure, Museum London Funding Boost, Vancouver Art Gallery’s New Associate Director

This week, Ken Lum protested the potential closure of an East Vancouver school, Museum London started a capital campaign and William A. Ewing was honoured.

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Canadian Art Nominated for Online Publishing Award

Canadian Art Weekly has been nominated yet again the Best Email Newsletter category at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards.

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Online Bidding Now Open for Canadian Art’s Gala Auction

Some of the best artists in Canada have donated works to our annual gala auction. And now, anyone across the country can bid on them online.

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News in Brief: Remai Modern Honours Saskatchewan Artist, Maud Lewis Film Opens Vancouver Film Festival, RIC Hires New Curator

This week, the Remai Modern honoured Wynona Mulcaster, the Ryerson Image Centre hired a new curator and Maud Lewis’s biopic travels to the West Coast.

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International Attention Grows Over Artist Stranded at Sea

An artist residency on a cargo ship has taken a strange turn after the shipping company filed for bankruptcy, leaving the artist and crew stranded.

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Meet the Artist Who Embroiders Kleenex and Cheerios, Not Cloth

Cheerios, paper towels, bouquets of flowers, leaves, and yes, Kleenex—Kate Jackson only wants to embroider materials whose lives are shorter than her own.

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News in Brief: Canada Council’s New Funding Deadlines, Powerhouse Prize Finalists, Curatorial Promotions at the AGO

This week, the Richmond Art Gallery’s director spoke about her departure, Powerhouse Prize finalists were decided, the AGO announced staff promotions.

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Geoffrey Farmer, Music-Video Director

Geoffrey Farmer has turned his Instagram feed into a music video for a new single by the Hidden Cameras.

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