Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Farber, Dumontier nominated for Sobey Art Award

  • Print
Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber at their show 'where is here?' at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in 2007.

MIKE DEAL / FREE PRESS FILES Enlarge Image

Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber at their show 'where is here?' at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in 2007.

Two Winnipeg artists, Neil Farber and Michael Dumontier, are the Prairie nominees for the Sobey Art Award.

Farber and Dumontier were founding members of the Royal Art Lodge, and have continued to collaborate since the lodge disbanded in 2008. Their art has appeared at galleries across North America and Europe.

The Sobey award, the pre-eminent honour for contemporary Canadian art, comes with a $50,000 cash prize, while the nominees each receive $10,000.

An exhibit of the shortlisted artists will open on Nov. 1 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, with the winner being named at a gala on Nov. 19.

Paul Butler, the curator of contemporary art at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, is one of the five judges on the curatorial panel.

 

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Jaws of life used to free two people after two-car collision

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS June 23, 2011 Local - A Monarch butterfly is perched on a flower  in the newly opened Butterfly Garden in Assiniboine Park Thursday morning.
  • A mother goose has chosen a rather busy spot to nest her eggs- in the parking lot of St Vital Centre on a boulevard. Countless cars buzz by and people have begun to bring it food.-Goose Challenge Day 06 - May 08, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Should confessions extracted through Mr. Big police stings be admissible in court?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google