CONTACT and UTAC are pleased to present a mid-career survey exhibition of Andrew Wright's works. Supported by BMW. Wright recieved the BMW award in 2011 for his exhibition Corona.
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The annual BMW prize of $5,000 acknowledges an outstanding exhibition in the Festival. A jury considers both Open and Featured exhibitions and base their decision on the caliber and concept of the work, the curatorial vision, and the overall impact and presentation of the exhibition.
Marlene Creates was presented with the third annual award for her exhibition selected works from 30 years, 1982-2012, presented at Paul Petro Contemporary Art. Special thank you to the jury artist Max Dean and curator and historian Dr. Matthew Brower.
Lise Beaudry was presented with the second annual award for her exhibition Sur la glace / Walking on Ice, presented at the Art Gallery Of Mississauga. Special thank you to the jury Michael Itkoff, Founding Editor of Daylight Magazine, New York and Dr. Thierry Gervais, Researcher in Residence at the Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto
Andrew Wright was presented with this inaugural award in 2011 for his innovative body of work entitled CORONAE presented at Peak Gallery. Special thank you to the jury Sheyi Bankale, Editor and Founder of Next Level Magazine, London, UK and David Liss, Artistic Director & Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto.