May 15, 2015 ZANE WILCOX RBC EMERGING ARTIST PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
Exhibition at Gardiner Museum, Toronto
June 18 - August 30, 2015
Congratulations to Zane Wilcox for being selected as one of five artists to exhibit and compete for the RBC Emerging Artist People's Choice Award!
About the Exhibition:
Ceramics has been reborn in recent years as a contemporary sculptural medium. The Gardiner Museum showcases the most interesting emerging artists working in clay today. Discover five up-and-coming artists, nominated by a panel of established practitioners and experts.
The winner receives a prize of $10,000!
The Artists are:
• David Harper
• Derya Akay
• Lisa Henriques
• Veronika Horlik
• Zane Wilcox
Zane Wilcox received an MFA from the University of Regina (2012) and a BMus from the University of British Columbia (1999). He has received numerous awards, including Saskatchewan’s Premier’s Prize for excellence in craft in 2009, the Jane Turnbull Evans Award for Innovation in Craft from the Saskatchewan Arts Board in 2011, and the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award from the International Sculpture Center in 2011. Zane’s work has been exhibited across Canada and in the United States and Australia, and has been supported by the Saskatchewan Arts Board. It is included in the collections of the MacKenzie Art Gallery, the Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery, the Saskatchewan Arts Board and the University of Regina. Outside of the studio, he has been active in roles such as juror, visiting artist, workshop presenter and teacher.