Congratulations to Mona Lisa Ali Alzghoul who won the CASV 2016 Emerging Artist Prize!
The exhibition and award night was a lovely event. Thanks to all 2016 EAP nominees for showing their work at Access Gallery: Annie Briard, Debbie Tuepah, Monique Motut-Firth and Aaron Moran. A big thanks also to Access for hosting the exhibition, and of course to all the artists who submitted applications in 2016.
Special thanks are in order for this year’s esteemed jury members as well:
Dr. Randy Lee Cutler, Artist, educator + writer
Fiona Ackerman, Painter
Darrin Martens, Chief Curator, Audain Art Museum
Gordon Duggan, Curator + Director, New Media Gallery
Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, Director, Richmond Art Gallery
This CASV Emerging Artist’s Prize was established in 2011 to encourage and support artists within the first five years of their careers, and is the only one of its kind in Vancouver selected through an open competition. The prize is entirely funded by donations of CASV members and supporters. The CASV is a not-for-profit membership-based organization founded in 1977 that focuses on promoting an appreciation and understanding of Contemporary Art. Members enjoy studio visits, art trips, collection visits and lectures by prominent artists, critics, collectors, designers, architects and fine art professionals. For questions please contact email@example.com