Ursula Johnson has been announced as the winner of the 14th Sobey Art Prize during a ceremony at the Hart House Great Hall at the University of Toronto on 25 October. Johnson, representing the Atlantic region, was selected among a shortlist of five artist, each coming from different regions in Canada: Jacynthe Carrier (Québec), Bridget Moser (Ontario), Divya Mehra (Prairies and the North), and Raymond Boisjoly (West Coast and Yukon). Johnson will receive $50,000, and, following an increase in prize money this year, each of the nominees will be awarded $10,000. Works by all the nominees are also on view at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto through 9 December.
26 October 2017