#SOBEYARTAWARD: @PrixSobeyAward announces #KapwaniKiwanga 2018 winner @NatGalleryCan Ottawa

Congratulations to Kapwani Kiwanga, the 2018 winner of the Sobey Art Award held at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) this year. Also present were all of the artists who were short-listed – Jeneen Frei Njootli, Joi T. Arcand, Jordan Bennett and Jon Rafman – as well as last year’s award winner, client Ursula Johnson, who was on hand to present Kapwani with her $100,000 award. A wonderful night it was!

Tonight at 6 pm Kapwani will be speaking on her work at the NGC (more info). The event is free and open to the public. The Gallery is open until 8 pm on Thursdays and the Sobey exhibition is on view (more info).

IMAGE: 2017 Winner Ursula Johnson starts livestream of announcement on insta. 

IMAGE: Some of the short list winners – Jordan Bennett, Kapwani Kiwanga, Joi T. Arcand, Jeneen Frei Njootli and 2017 Winner Ursula Johnson. 

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