Friday, November 29, 2013
November 29, 2013 6PM
Saturday, November 30, 2013
November 30 / December 1, 2013 9 - 5PM
The Kingston Prize Exhibition also ft. MFA Downtown
The Kingston Prize
General Public Exhibition Opening: Fri Nov 1, 2013 8PM - 10PM
Exhibition Dates: Nov 1 - Jan 25, 2014
The AGC is proud to host The Kingston Prize, a biennial national competition for contemporary portraits by Canadian artists. The Kingston Prize encourages and rewards the creation of contemporary portraits by Canadian artists.
The 30 finalists’ works will be exhibited at The Art Gallery of Calgary from Nov 1 – Jan 25, 2014.
The Winner of the prize receives $20,000 presented by the W. Garfield Weston Foundation, and along with two Honourable Mentions, will be announced at the Exhibition Opening on November 1st.
The distinguished jury will be in attendance: Jeffrey Spalding, Anne Ewen, Stephanie Dickey and Natalka Husar.
The Kingston Prize is located on the main level of The AGC as well as the Mezzanine.
An exhibition of work by graduating MFA artists from the Department of Art at The University of Calgary. MFA Downtown is located on the bottom floor of The AGC.
Join us to help raise funds for artists' flood relief. Tickets include a piece of original artwork. Ticketholders will be entered into a lottery for your selection of artwork. Profits from artRISE will go towards Elephant Artist Relief Society (EAR) and the Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild Fund. The artRISE exhibition fundraiser is located on the top floor of The AGC. For more information please click here.