Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver announces its Emerging Artist's Prize finalists
Scott Billings, Jordy Hamilton, Jeremy Hof, Nicole Ondre, and Natalie Purschwitz are the five finalists for Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver’s Emerging Artist’s Prize.
The finalists represent a broad range of contemporary art practices: Billings works in video, sculpture, and employs industrial technology; Hamilton works in photography, painting, and installation; conceptual artist Hof, who won the 2008 RBC Painting Competition, works in painting and installation; Ondre works in painting; and Purschwitz is a clothing designer (Hunt & Gather) who creates hand-made clothing which she utilizes in performance art.
The artists’ work will be on display at Access Gallery from June 1 through June 16. An opening reception will take place May 31, where, at 8:30 p.m., the winner of the $3,000 prize will be announced.