Friday, February 11, 2011

Drawing 2011

DRAWING 2011 presents 36 original works by emerging and established artists that demonstrate the skill and creativity of the discipline at its best. This year, 115 artists from across Canada submitted more than 200 works in a variety of styles, media and techniques for consideration. From these, two jurors (Sadko Hadzihasanovic and Dale Barrett) selected the 36 works in the exhibition and awarded the following prizes.

The jurors awarded First Prize to Olexander Wlasenko of Oshawa, Ont. for a 5’ x 12’ charcoal drawing entitled The Waiting. The second prize went to Midori Fullerton of Tottenham, Ont. for a large format graphite, watercolour and india ink drawing entitled Moth. The jurors awarded two third prizes. One to Hanna Hur of Toronto, Ont. for a pair of colour pencil drawings entitled, Home Run Who Cares and Slam Dunk So What. The other to Scott Waters of Toronto, Ont. for an oil, pencil, and gesso drawing entitled The Glory Days. Honorable mentions were also awarded. Amanda Burke of North Bay, Ont. received the Japanese Paper Place award for a pair of charcoal on paper drawings, Dual (Cecrops) and Dual (Dooley and Healey). Saba Moghtader of Toronto, Ont. received the Curry’s Art Store award for her videoFriedrich–Google”.