The long list of the Sobey Art Award has been officially launched. This is the 10th Anniversary of the prize.

Artists nominated for the West Coast and Yukon region include:
To view the entire list of nominees visit the Sobey Award Website.

Images of these artists works can be seen below:

Sonny Assu, Silenced: The Burning, acrylic on 67 Hide Drums, Dimensions variable, 2011. Photo credit: Site Art Photography.

Julia Feyrer, The Poodle Dog Ornamental Bar, C-Print, 24 x 36”, 2010. Courtesy of Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver

Gareth Moore, The Road Through the Forest by Lyman A. William, Mixed media (shirt, pants, leather suspenders, shoes, hand-made underwear, hat, stick, 24 photographs, box camera, cigarettes, pillowcase backpack, wool blanket, American currency, seaweed, dried blackberries, steel, raccoon tail, eraser, found painting, glasses, lucky object, button, tobacco, feathers, string, soap, conte drawing, skull, sheet, motel slip), 64 x 44 x 33”, 2008.

Kevin Schmidt, Burning Bush, HD DVD, 5 hours 3 minutes 15 seconds, 2005. Courtesy of Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver.

Corin Sworn, Squares, C-Print, 17 x 16”, 2012.