Gershon Iskowitz

The award, which is presented annually to an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada, includes a $50,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at the AGO within two years. more


The Gershon Iskowitz Foundation in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is pleased to announce that Victoria-based artist Sandra Meigs is the recipient of the 2015 GERSHON ISKOWITZ PRIZE AT THE AGO. more


One of Canada’s most important abstract painters, Polish-born Gershon Iskowitz survived concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald while in his twenties. more