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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: Order of Canada for MBAM, Architecture Medal for ArtLAB, Big ArtsNB Changes

Catch up on this week in Canada’s art scene with our editors’ weekly roundup of news.

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Wear Seth—And New Fabrics by 9 Other Canadian Artists

Fans of internationally renowned Canadian comics artist Seth will be able to purchase some of his custom-designed fabric starting this month.

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Emerging Visual Artists Win $65,000 in Awards

Some recent award announcements in Calgary and Vancouver have highlighted Canadian visual-arts talents on the rise.

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News in Brief: MAC Renewal Project, Guelph Gallery’s New Director, New Canada Council Art Bank Acquisitions

This week, the MAC’s renewal project was funded in Montreal, Dr. Shauna McCabe joined the Art Gallery of Guelph and Canadians won at US design awards.

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News in Brief: Canadians in Berlin Biennale, Emily Carr’s Honorary Doctorates, Saskatoon/Vienna Art Partnership

This week, Berlin Biennale artists were announced, Emily Carr University’s honorary degrees were bestowed and art was used to raise funds for refugees.

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Canadian Art Nominated for Digital Publishing Award

Caoimhe Morgan-Feir’s article “The Curious Case of Levine Flexhaug” has been nominated in the Best Short Feature category alongside Maclean’s and

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Suzy Lake Wins 2016 Scotiabank Photography Award

Toronto creator known for explorations of gender, the body and identity scoops up $50,000 cash award for mid- to late-career artists.

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45 Artists Named for Ambitious Biennale de Montréal

Can Montreal become home to “one of the most influential contemporary art biennials on the planet”? Partners in the Biennale de Montréal hope so.

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Canadian Art Nominated for National Magazine Award

“One thing I am always looking for in my photographs is a kind of cross-current,” says Roger LeMoyne, nominated for his unique portrait of Jon Rafman.

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News in Brief: Rembrandt Donation Unveiled, Michal Hornstein Passes, Art Metropole’s New Curator

This week, a Rembrandt painting was unveiled in Kingston, a major Montreal art patron passed and Art Metropole announced their new curator.

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Kim Nguyen Wins $10,000 Curator Award

Kim Nguyen won the Hnatyshyn Foundation and TD Bank Group’s $10,000 award for emerging curators of contemporary Canadian art tonight in Vancouver.

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Jury Announced for RBC Canadian Painting Competition

Artists Tammi Campbell and Kent Monkman are among this year’s jurists. Applications are due May 3 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

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