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.
This week, Vancouver’s mayor became a trustee of the city’s major gallery, OCAD and ACAD celebrated new appointments, and the art scene mourned an iconoclastic Inuit artist.
Drake is no stranger to the art world—but he’s seldom been in official public art. That ends May 1, when Contact launches a @UofTDrizzy poster project.
This week, the New Brunswick Arts Board faced major funding cuts, Marshall McLuhan’s home was revamped as a museum and Nelson Henricks was lauded.
In the art news this week: John Greer’s public-art monument, the longlist for the Scotiabank Photo Award and upset over a mural at York University.
Montreal artists dominate this year’s nominees for the Scotiabank Photography Award.
Some Alberta Biennial artists have created installations on Rocky Mountain golf courses; others have crafted scenes based on day jobs in the oilsands.
This week, the Plug In ICA received a major award, the Barnicke and UTAC rebranded and Actual Gallery announced staffing changes.
This week, Rita Letendre joined the Order of Ontario, SAVAC hired Nahed Mansour and the Polygon Gallery’s groundbreaking ceremony was set.