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THE KINGSTON PRIZE, CANADA'S PORTRAIT COMPETITION

The Kingston Prize, Canada's Portrait Competition, has announced the following members of the jury for 2017.

Sara Angel is the Founder and Executive Director of the Art Canada Institute. She is based at the University of Toronto where she holds a Trudeau Doctoral Scholarship. Sara writes on contemporary visual culture for publications including Maclean's, Canadian Art, The Walrus, and The Globe and Mail.

Catharine Mastin is Director of the Art Gallery of Windsor and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Windsor. She is the AGW's 6th Director and is an active curator, writer and educator. She has won several writing awards and is a best-selling Canadian author. She is a member of several Art Museum organizations.

Glenn Priestley is a Toronto-born artist and teacher, now living in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He studied fine art at Ontario College of Art and in Florence, Italy. His work encompasses figurative art and landscapes. He has exhibited widely in Toronto, New York and other Canadian locations. His work is to be found in many collections in Canada and the U.S.

The Kingston Prize is a biennial competition for painted and drawn contemporary portraits by Canadian artists of Canadian subjects. The competition is open to all artists and subjects who are permanent residents or citizens of Canada.

The Prize is $20,000 with two $2000 Honourable Mention awards. Entry information, in English and French, is at www.kingstonprize.ca. Deadline for entries is 28 April 2017. Awards will be made on Saturday 4 November at the Peel Art Gallery (PAMA), in Brampton Ontario.


Contact
613.544.6329 | info@kingstonprize.ca

Suite 114
427 Princess St.
Kingston ON  K7L 5S9

www.kingstonprize.ca
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