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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: Quebec Funding Cuts, Toronto Biennale, Christi Belcourt Collaborates with Valentino

This week, Quebec’s arts funding issues continue, Christi Belcourt dabbles in high fashion and Julian Forrest wins the Eldon and Anne Foote Art Prize.

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News in Brief: RBC and Aimia Finalists, Fredericton’s New Art Critic, Galleries on the Move

This week, Beaverbrook Art Gallery launched a criticism residency, finalists for Canada’s biggest awards were announced and Dupont gained more galleries.

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2015 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalists Announced

Here are the 15 finalists in the RBC Canadian Painting Competition, an annual prize supporting promising new artists in the early stages of their careers.

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AGO Announces Finalists for 2015 Aimia Photography Prize

Four artists, including one Canadian, are finalists for the 2015 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize.

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News in Brief: MOCCA Moves, O’Born Contemporary Closes, Art Metropole Director Departs

This week, MOCCA revealed their new location, O’Born Contemporary announced they are closing and Art Metropole’s director departed.

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Celebrating the Life of Former Canadian Art Editor Jocelyn Laurence

A celebration of Jocelyn Laurence, the second editor of Canadian Art, who died last week in Toronto.

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On Newsstands Now: Canadian Art Summer 2015

Canadian Art’s Summer 2015 issue hits newsstands across the country this week, with focus on a number of key artists from Western Canada.

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News in Brief: PIA Announces Funding, Kathleen Bartels Honoured, New Director for CARFAC Ontario

This week, Partners in Art’s funding projects were revealed, CARFAC Ontario hired a director and Fogo Island Arts and VKS Art Inc. forged a partnership.

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News in Brief: New Hires Shuffle Art Institutions, Sobey Art Award Finalists Announced, Funding Model Refresh at the Canada Council

This week, the Sobey finalists and the Canada Council’s restructuring took centre stage, but some new hirings are shaking up Canada’s artist-run centres.

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Know Your Sobey Art Award Finalists

Further reading on the five finalists for the 2015 Sobey Art Award, announced today by the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Sobey Art Foundation.

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Canada Council Unveils New Funding Model

The Canada Council for the Arts has released its significantly altered funding model, which reduces 147 grant programs to six.

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The Illingworth Kerr Gallery Restructures: Calgary Loses Another Curator

The Alberta College of Art and Design is eliminating the curatorial position at the college’s renowned Illingworth Kerr Gallery, to the dismay of many.

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