Works of art by the Sobey Art Award winner and four finalists are presented in a group exhibition that this year will be on view at the National Gallery of Canada from October 3, 2018 to February 10, 2019. Sure to fascinate, challenge and inspire, this presentation is an opportunity to experience the newest and best of Canadian contemporary art.
The Sobey Art Award exhibition alternates each year between the National Gallery and institutions across the country.
Ursula Johnson, Moose Fence, 2017, lumber, fencing, ungulate gate, programmed lighting, and (re)al-location, 2017, repeat pattern print on adhesive vinyl. Originally commissioned by Partners in Art for LandMarks2017. Installation view at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto as part of the 2017 Sobey Art Award exhibition, on view until December 9, 2017. Photo: National Gallery of Canada.
A line up of exciting programs will be offered in conjunction with the Sobey Art Award exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada. Tours and talks, opportunities to meet art experts, and activities for Gallery members will all be on offer. Watch this space for more details.
The 2018 Sobey Art Award Gala takes place November 14 at the National Gallery of Canada. On this special evening, artists, curators, donors and other members of the Canadian art world gather to celebrate the shortlisted artists and announce this year’s winner of the Sobey Art Award.