National Gallery of Canada presents The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2012

The National Gallery of Canada presents The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2012, on 30 Mar 2012 – 17 Jun 2012.

Ron Martin, To Foil Oils, Phase III, 1997,Winsor & Newton oils on canvas, 76.2 x 55.9 cm. Photo: courtesy of Christopher Cutts Gallery.

The Governor General’s Awards celebrate the remarkable career achievements of Canadian artistsin visual arts, including architecture, photography, independent film and video, audio and new media. The 2012 laureates are Margaret Dragu, Geoffrey James, Ronald Martin, Jan Peacock, Royden Rabinowitch, Jana Sterbak, Diana Nemiroff (outstanding contribution) and Charles Lewton-Brain (Saidye-Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts).

The exhibition is organized by the National Gallery of Canada in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts and the Governor General of Canada.

More info: http://ggavma.canadacouncil.ca

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