Friday, November 20, 2015 11:30 am ·  0 Comments
Oakville Galleries is pleased to announce that it took home top honours at the 38th annual Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) Awards.
At the Wednesday November 18, 2015, ceremony the Oakville Galleries was recognized with:
The 2015 Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) Awards were presented at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto. The Awards are annual, province-wide, juried art gallery awards of artistic merit and excellence. They recognize the exhibitions, publications, programs, and community partnerships commissioned and produced by Ontario¹s public art galleries.
“The OAAG Awards have consistently revealed the expanse and richness of art production on the part of Ontario¹s public art galleries,” says Shirley Madill, President of the OAAG Board of Directors and Executive Director at Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.
Oakville Galleries was delighted to receive recognition for its work in 2014 through the following awards:
Innovation in a Collections-Based Exhibition Award
(Nominated by Oakville Galleries and Carleton University Art Gallery)
Not a new world, just an old trick
The exhibition was co-produced by SFU Galleries (Vancouver) and Carleton University Art Gallery (Ottawa)
Curatorial Writing Award (short essay)
Roula Partheniou: Tongue and Groove
Oakville Galleries, 2015
Honourable Mention: Exhibition of the Year Award (monographic, Budget under $20K)
House & Home & Garden
Oakville Galleries, 29 March 24 May 2015
Design Award (Digital Project)
About the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG)
Through network-building, professional development and advocacy, OAAG fosters sustainable, healthy, diverse public art galleries, furthering the visual arts as a key component of the cultural life of Ontario. OAAG serves and represents 102 public art gallery and visual art organization members in 61 municipalities across the province. OAAG is a registered charitable organization.
The OAAG Awards are annual, province-wide, juried art gallery awards for artistic merit and excellence. They recognize the new exhibitions, publications, programs and community partnerships that have been commissioned and produced by Ontario¹s public art galleries over the previous year.
Cities represented in the visual art nominations this year include: Barrie, Burlington, Cambridge, Clarington, Guelph, Grimsby, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Mississauga, Oakville, Oshawa, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Stratford, Toronto, Whitby, Waterloo and Windsor.
For more information, please visit www.oaag.org