Congratulations to Barry Ace on his nomination for the 2023 Sobey Art Awards! Thrilling news, and so very well-deserved. Barry is one of 5 Ontario artists on the longlist, which can be viewed in full at the National Gallery of Canada website.
"Congratulations to the longlisted artists whose works present a wide range of media, perspectives and lived experiences that reveal new ways of seeing ourselves, each other, and our diverse histories."
- Jonathan Shaughnessy, Director, Curatorial Initiatives, National Gallery of Canada, and Chair of the 2023 Sobey Award Jury
The NGC and the Sobey Art Foundation announced today the 25 artists longlisted for the 2023 Sobey Art Award, Canada’s preeminent contemporary art award. With prize money totalling $400,000, this is the richest award for contemporary visual arts in the country for artists of all ages, and one of the most generous in the world.
The annual prize is funded by the Sobey Art Foundation.