by The Canadian Press Posted Jan 29 2018 114

first_img by The Canadian Press Posted Jan 29, 2018 11:42 am PDT Last Updated Jan 29, 2018 at 12:21 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Sobey Art Award doubles top prize to $100,000 HALIFAX – The Sobey Art Award’s top prize has doubled in value, from $50,000 to $100,000 annually.Conceived in 2001, the award is billed as Canada’s pre-eminent prize for contemporary Canadian artists aged 40 and under.Organizers say the prizes for the four shortlisted artists will also increase, from $10,000 to $25,000.And the 20 longlisted artists’ prizes will double to $2,000.Other changes include adding three fully-funded international residencies for artists drawn from the long list.last_img