TORONTO, Sept. 29 /CNW/ - The winner of the 2008 Sobey Art Award
presented by Scotiabank, will be announced during a gala reception at the
Royal Ontario Museum on Wednesday, October 1. Renowned Canadian soprano,
Measha Brueggergosman, will serve as the emcee for the gala ceremony.
What Sobey Art Award presented by Scotiabank Gala Award Ceremony (Emcee
When 7: 30pm - gala Reception for the announcement of the winner of the
2008 Sobey Art Award presented by Scotiabank.
(Media walk-through of the exhibition with shortlisted artists in
attendance will take place at 5:45 pm)
Where Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto ON M5S 2C6
Hyacinth Gloria Chen Crystal Court and Samuel Hall (*) Currelly
Who Donald R. Sobey, Chair, Sobey Art Foundation
William Thorsell, Director and CEO Royal Ontario Museum
Ray Cronin, Director and CEO, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Jane Nokes, Director, Corporate Archives & Fine Art, Scotiabank
Michel de Broin, Winner, 2007 Sobey Art Award presented by
2008 Sobey Art Award curatorial panel: Scott Watson, Anthony
Kiendle, Nathalie de Blois, David Moos, Gemey Kelly; Ydessa
Hendeles, guest international panellist and Stéphane Aquin, chair
of the 2008 Sobey Art Award curatorial panel.
2008 Sobey Art Award shortlist: Tim Lee, Daniel Barrow, Terence
Koh, Raphaelle de Groot, and Mario Doucette.
(*) Winner of the 2008 Sobey Art Award presented by Scotiabank
will be announced at approximately 8:40 pm EST. Interviews are
available on request and will be scheduled on a first come
first serve basis.
For further information:
For further information: To RSVP to event and/or to request an interview
please contact: Svava Juliusson, Coordinator, Sobey Art Award, (416) 434-6883,
firstname.lastname@example.org; www.sobeyartaward.ca; Sobey Art Award, C/O Art Gallery of
Nova Scotia, (902) 424 7359 fax, www.agns.gov.ns.ca