Discover the longlist for the 2019 Sobey Art Award!
Established in 2002, the Sobey Art Award aims to promote new developments in contemporary Canadian art and provide opportunities for artists, bringing them national and international attention.
The program represents a total commitment of more than $650,000 CA annually. This year it will present $240,000 in prize money — including a top prize of $100,000 for the winner. Each of the four finalists will receive $25,000, and the other longlisted artists will receive $2,000 each. In addition to monetary awards, three artists from the longlist will be selected by the jury to take part in the Sobey Art Award Residencies Program. Finally, one shortlisted artist will be selected by Fogo Island Arts to attend an annual residency.
Past award recipients include Jeremy Shaw, Brian Jungen, Jean-Pierre Gauthier, Annie Pootoogook, Michel de Broin, Tim Lee, David Altmejd, Daniel Barrow, Daniel Young & Christian Giroux, Raphaëlle de Groot, Duane Linklater, Nadia Myre, Abbas Akhavan, and Ursula Johnson. The 2018 Sobey Art Award winner was Kapwani Kiwanga.
Discover the 2019 longlist
for the 2019 Sobey Art Award close March 1st