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Awards2011

 

Ontario visual art awards winners announced

The Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) announced its 34th annual OAAG Award winners on September 30, 2011 at the University of Toronto’s Hart House to 150 guests.

Out of 33 nominated galleries, 18 galleries from 11 cities across Ontario were acknowledged:

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton
Art Gallery of York University, Toronto
Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa
Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie
McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton
Museum London, London
Oakville Galleries, Oakville
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
Rodman Hall Art Centre/ Brock University, St. Catharines
The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Toronto
The National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa
The Power Plant, Toronto
Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto
Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound
Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto

Three partnering galleries were also acknowledged:

Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina
Marburger Kunstverein, Marburg, Germany

Twenty-one awards and one honourable mention were presented.

They recognize excellence and achievement in ten categories: Exhibition, Art Writing, Curatorial Writing, Public Program, Education, Art Publication, Design, Partnership, Colleague and Volunteer. The OAAG Awards are a juried process.

This year’s jurors were Lisa Daniels, Barbara Edwards, Mona Filip, Barr Gilmore, Iga Janik, Ivan Jurakic, Sarah Quinton and Murray Whyte.

Presenters included Philip Monk, Barbara Fischer, Vessna Perunovich, Kent Monkman, Allyson Mitchell, Deirdre Logue, Olinda Casimiro, Carla Garnet and Tanya Huff.

The ceremony and reception annually draws a cross-generational audience of nationally-known visual art professionals from OAAG member galleries and from the art community. The event is free and open to the public.

This year’s OAAG Awards was a registered Culture Days event.

OAAG is a registered charitable organization that serves and represents Ontario’s dynamic public art galleries as valued and essential centres of art and learning. OAAG has 109 arts organizations and 108 individuals as members.

Special thanks to Ydessa Hendeles and Fiona Smyth. Thanks to our sponsors.

Nominated Galleries / Galeries mises en nomination

Agnes Etherington Art Centre (Kingston)
Art Gallery of Hamilton
Art Gallery of Peterborough
Art Gallery of Windsor
Art Gallery of York University (Toronto)
Blackwood Gallery (Mississauga)
Burlington Art Centre
Carleton University Art Gallery (Ottawa)
Diaz Contemporary (Toronto)
Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough
Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography (Toronto)
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
Institute for Contemporary Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum / Institut de Culture Contemporaine au Musée royal de l’Ontario (Toronto)
Justina M. Barnicke Gallery (Toronto)
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre (Guelph)
MacLaren Art Centre (Barrie)
McMaster Museum of Art (Hamilton)
Mercer Union (Toronto)
Museum London Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (Toronto)
National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada (Ottawa)
Oakville Galleries The Ottawa Art Gallery / La galerie d’art d’Ottawa
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (Toronto)
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art (Toronto)
Robert Langen Art Gallery (Waterloo)
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery (Oshawa)
Rodman Hall Art Centre / Brock University (St. Catharines)
Textile Museum of Canada (Toronto)
Tom Thomson Art Gallery (Owen Sound)
University of Toronto Art Centre
Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation (Toronto)

Récipiendaires des prix d’arts visuels de l’Ontario annoncés

L’association ontarienne des galeries d’art (AOGA) a annoncé les récipiendaires de ses 34es prix annuels de l’AOGA, le 30 septembre 2011, au Hart House de l’Université de Toronto, un événement qui comptait 150 invités.

Parmi les 33 galeries mises en nomination, 18 galeries venant de 11 villes partout en Ontario ont été reconnues :

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton
Art Gallery of York University, Toronto
Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa
Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie
McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton
Museum London, London Oakville Galleries, Oakville
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
Rodman Hall Art Centre/ Brock University, St. Catharines
The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Toronto
The National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa
The Power Plant, Toronto Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto
Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound
Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto

Trois galeries partenaires ont également été reconnues :

Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina
Marburger Kunstverein, Marburg, Germany

Vingt et un prix et une mention honorable ont été présentés.

Ils reconnaissent l’excellence et l’accomplissement dans dix catégories : Exposition, Écriture sur l’art, Écriture sur la conservation, Programmes publics, Éducation, Publication d’art, Design, Partenariat, Collègue et Bénévolat.

Les prix de l’AOGA sont des prix-concours. Les membres du jury de cette année incluaient : Lisa Daniels, Barbara Edwards, Mona Filip, Barr Gilmore, Iga Janik, Ivan Jurakic, Sarah Quinton et Murray Whyte.

Les présentateurs incluaient Philip Monk, Barbara Fischer, Vessna Perunovich, Kent Monkman, Allyson Mitchell, Deirdre Logue, Olinda Casimiro, Carla Garnet et Tanya Huff.

La cérémonie et la réception attirent annuellement un public s’étendant sur plusieurs générations de professionnels des arts visuels, reconnus à l’échelle nationale et venant de galeries membres de l’AOGA et de la collectivité artistique. L’événement est gratuit et à entrée libre.

Les prix de l’AOGA de cette année étaient un événement agréé de la Fête de la culture.

L’AOGA est un organisme de bienfaisance reconnu qui représente et qui est au service des galeries d’art publiques de l’Ontario. Ces galeries dynamiques sont des centres artistiques et d’apprentissage réputés et essentiels. L’AOGA compte parmi ses membres 109 organismes artistiques et 108 individus.

Un merci tout particulier à Ydessa Hendeles et Fiona Smyth. Merci à nos commanditaires.

Media Information / Contact médias
Veronica Quach
Communications and Events Coordinator Coordonnatrice des communications et des événements
communications@oaag.org
416-598-0714

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