Get up-to-date reports on Canada’s art-scene news including notable appointments and gallery shifts, as well as key award announcements as they happen.
This week, AGAC announced staff changes at Papier and Feature art fairs, painter Karin Davie was lauded and the federal budget disappointed.
This week, the Sobey Art Award longlist was announced, Simon Brault discussed the Canada Council for the Arts’ future and the Beaverbrook hired a curator.
This week, the AGGV hired a new curator, Matthew Teitelbaum announced his departure from the AGO and the McCord Museum’s Notman Collection received support.
Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts announced the recipients of their 2015 awards, totalling over $50,000 in prize money.
Michael Morris, Elizabeth Zvonar and Cate Rimmer have been awarded British Columbia’s most prestigious prizes in the visual arts.
Matthew Teitelbaum, long-time director and CEO of the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, is leaving the institution this summer to join the MFA in Boston.
This week, Canadian historic art exceeded auction estimates and Gregory Burke fielded questions about the transition to the Remai Modern Art Gallery.
This week, the Art Gallery of Windsor received a donation, Hamilton councillors increased art funding and the Robert McLaughlin Gallery’s CEO departed.
Robert Houle, Micah Lexier, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and Louise Déry are among the winners of the 2015 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts.
This week, the Bronfman Fellowships were announced, the art-publishing community spoke out and Saskatoon’s Remai Modern considered charging admission.