Long List Announced for the 2013 Sobey Art Award

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Sobey Art Foundation have announced the long list for the 2013 Sobey Art Award. The Sobey Award is an annual award for an artist age 40 and under who has exhibited in a public or commercial art gallery within 18 months of being nominated. Of the 25 artists on the long list, there are quite a few who use photography as a part of their artistic practice: Sonny Assu, Cedric Bomford, Mark Soo, Amalie Atkins, Mark Clintberg, Diane Borsato, Brendan Fernandes, Jacynthe Carrier and Pascal Grandmaison. The full long list of artists is available on the Sobey Art Award website.