2014 Award Winner Nadia Myre

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Québec

On November 19, 2014 the Curatorial Panel for the 2014 Sobey Art Award announced, Nadia Myre, of Québec, as the recipient of the $50,000 award. The announcement was made during a gala event held at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Winnipeg, Manitoba, hosted by Paul Kennedy of CBC Ideas. The Award was presented to the winning artist by the 2013 Sobey winner, Duane Linklater. Nadia Myre was chosen from a shortlist that included:

Evan Lee Neil Farber and Michael Dumontier Chris Curreri Graeme Patterson

Each of these outstanding artists received $10,000 in prize money from the Sobey Art Foundation.

“We are pleased to announce Nadia Myre as the winner of the 2014 Sobey Art Award. Myre has built a distinctive visual vocabulary by translating her experience and that of others into works that employ traditional crafts within a contemporary, multidisciplinary practice. Her artwork creates a symbolic image of wounding and resilience that conveys something deeply human while addressing urgent social concerns.” - 2014 Curatorial Jury Statement.

 

Liste des finalistes

West Coast & Yukon
Evan Lee

Prairies & the North
Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber

Ontario
Chris Curreri

Quebec
Nadia Myre

Atlantic
Graeme Patterson

Liste préliminaire

West Coast & Yukon
Allison Hrabluik
Farheen HaQ
Peter Morin
Dan Starling
Evan Lee

Prairies & the North
Michael Dumontier & Neil Farber
Cedric Bomfor
Divya Mehra
Zin Taylor
Michael Dudeck

Ontario
Kelly Jazvac
Reena Katz
Balint Zsako
Chris Curreri
Jean-Paul Kelly

Québec
Olivia Boudreau
Diane Morin
Nadia Myre
Dominique Pétrin
Jon Rafman

Atlantic
Tamara Henderson
Ursula Johnson
Eleanor King
Graeme Patterson
Becka Viau

Jury de conservateurs

West Coast & Yukon
Jordan Strom

Prairies & the North
Paul Butler

Ontario
Srimoyee Mitra

Quebec
Marie-Eve Beaupré 

Atlantic
Pan Wendt