The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada are delighted to announce the five finalists for the 2019 Sobey Art Award.
One of the world's top contemporary art prizes, the Sobey Art Award is presented annually to a Canadian visual artist age 40 and under.
The Sobey Art Award distributes $240,000 in prize money to 25 artists, including a top prize of $100,000. Each of the four finalists will receive $25,000 and the other longlisted artists will receive $2,000 each. In addition to monetary awards, three artists from the longlist will be selected by the jury to take part in the Sobey Art Award Residencies Program, while one shortlisted artist will be selected by Fogo Island Arts to attend an annual residency on Fogo Island, Newfoundland.
More information, including the list of finalists, is available here.