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11 October 2018

Installation image of the infinity mirrored interior of Teresa Carlesimo and Michael DiRisio’s artwork titled, a form of formlessness. Photo: Paul Litherland

The Ontario Association of Art Galleries  has announced the 41st season of its coveted OAAG Awards will take place at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre Theatre on 19 November, celebrating the exhibitions, publications, and programming of Ontario’s public art galleries over the past year.

Agnes is one of 34 public art galleries up for an award – A Form of Formlessness (Teresa Carlesimo and Michael DiRisio) is on the short list for ‘Exhibition of the Year, Budget Under $10,000’. Sunny Kerr, Curator of Contemporary Art is up for a Curatorial Writing Award for his essay in Les Levine: Transmedia, 1964 to 1974.

“The Awards recognize excellence and celebrates the significance of Ontario’s Public Art Galleries,” said Zainub Verjee, Executive Director of OAAG. “We share an unbounded optimism in our services to Ontario’s Public Art Galleries’ impact and relevance in shaping and enriching the lives of Ontarians through art.”

Visit here for the complete version of the 2018 OAAG Awards Shortlisted Nominees:   http://oaag.org/awards/