Courtesy of the artist.
Evan Lee, "Phoropter," 2012, photocollage, 12” x 12”.
Sobey short list features notable Western artists
The Sobey Art Award short list includes several Western Canadians – Vancouver’s Evan Lee, as well as Winnipeg’s Neil Farber and Michael Dumontier.
Three other artists – Ontario’s Chris Curreri, Quebec’s Nadia Myre, and Graeme Patterson, originally from Saskatoon, but now based in Sackville, N.B., are also on the list.
A show of their work opens at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on Nov. 1. The winner, who receives $50,000, will be announced on Nov. 19.