Daniel Hutchinson (MFA in Fine and Media Arts, 2008), Jonathan Johnson (BFA 2004) and Ivan Murphy (BD 1992) are among this year's finalists for the Mayor's Award of Distinction, Contemporary Visual Art.
Mayor Peter Kelly and HRM’s Cultural Affairs staff invite the public to meet the artists during the opening event of a public exhibition of short-listed works for the Mayor's Award of Distinction, Contemporary Visual Art. Among the finalists are Daniel Hutchison (MFA in Fine and Media Arts, 2008), Administrative Coordinator, Office of Academic Affairs, NSCAD alumni Jonathan Johnson (BFA 2004) and Ivan Murphy (BD 1992).
Date: Monday, April 27, 2009
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: Halifax Hall, City Hall
Following the opening event, the exhibition will be open to the public each Wednesday night from 7 - 9 p.m. through June 17, 2009, with the exception of May 6.
At the conclusion of the exhibition, the works of the winner and the two honourable mentions will be purchased as part of HRM's permanent art collection to be displayed in public locations across the municipality.
For more information about the short-listed works and artists, or about the Mayor’s Award, please visit www.halifax.ca/publicart or contact Jamie MacLellan HRM Cultural Affairs at halifax.ca or 902.490.1039.