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A Vital Force Catalogue Cover

Thursday, October 10, 2013

We’re Pleased to Announce Two OAAG Awards!

The 2013 Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) Awards were presented on September 27 at the University of Toronto Art Centre.  The Awards are annual, province-wide, juried awards of artistic merit and excellence. They recognize the new exhibitions, publications, programs and community partnerships that have been commissioned and produced by Ontario’s public art galleries over the previous year.

Our Senior Curator, Linda Jansma commented “The OAAG awards are particularly important as they represent the best in the work that Ontario art galleries are doing as reviewed by our peers. We are very pleased to have nominated Stuart Reid for the writing award and congratulate him on being chosen as the winning recipient.”

We’re thrilled to announce that we were named as partners in two exhibitions that won Curatorial Writing Awards:

Simone Jones All That Is Solid Catalogue Cover

Simone Jones All That Is Solid Catalogue Cover

Essay
Stuart Reid
“Simone Jones: The Image Stream”
Simone Jones: All That Is Solid
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Rodman Hall Art Centre, St. Catharines, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham-Kent, and The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, 2012

The exhibition Simone Jones: All That Is Solid was at the RMG from 17 November, 2012  to 13 January, 2013.
Click to learn more.

A Vital Force Catalogue Cover

A Vital Force Catalogue Cover

Major Essay
Alicia Boutilier
“A Vital Force: The First Twenty Years”
A Vital Force: The Canadian Group of Painters
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, and The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, 2013

The exhibition A Vital Force: The Canadian Group of Painters opens at the RMG on November 30th and is on view until February 9th, 2014. The opening reception is held at RMG Fridays on Friday December 6 from 7-10pm.

For more information on the OAAG Awards and to read more about all of the recipients in 2013, click here.

If you’re interested in reading these essays, the catalogues are available for purchase at the RMG Shop or through ABC Books Canada.