May 24 2018, in alphabetical order, the SHORT LIST for the Eldon +Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize are:

Isla Burns (nominated by Peter Robertson, Peter Robertson Gallery)

September Arrangement, 2015-16, steel and forged steel, 57.5″ x 29.75″ x 17″

Blaine Campbell (nominated by Catherine Crowston, Art Gallery of Alberta)

Transient Architectures for New Tomorrows no. 7: Cyclorama, dye sublimation print on microfibre, sandbags, lumber & steel structure, fan, 13.7 x 6 x 2.45 m, 2017

Gillian Willans (nominated by Heather Hamel, Scott Gallery)

Entrance to Delphi, acrylic and oil on canvas, 30×30 inches, 2017


There will be a ceremony to announce the winner of the 7th annual Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize at 5:05pm on THURSDAY June 21  at CKUA Building (9804 Jasper Avenue). The Award Ceremony runs from 4:30pm – 6:30pm in the CKUA Performing Space, main floor, 9804 Jasper Avenue The short ceremony that starts at about 5:05pm will announce the winners of the The Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize and The Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize.

The Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize was established with the generous support of the Eldon + Anne Foote Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation and in partnership with the Edmonton Arts Council and Visual Arts Alberta Association. This Visual Arts Prize celebrates the brilliance of Visual Artists in Edmonton.

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