Myriam Dion has won the Prix Pierre-Ayot and Nadia Myre has won the Prix Louis-Comtois. These distinctions recognize excellence in visual arts and the work and potential of young artists.
Myriam Dion: Winner of the Prix Pierre-Ayot
This artist meticulously cuts newspapers with an X-Acto knife. Her creations set current events to a new tempo.
The Prix Pierre Ayot, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, recognizes the quality of the creations of artists ages 35 years or younger.
Nadia Myre: Winner of the Prix Louis-Comtois
The work of this Algonquin artist, member of the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation, revisits the history and the political and social struggles of the First Nations.
The Prix Louis-Comtois, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, recognizes an artist who has made his or her mark on Montréal’s contemporary arts scene over the past 15 years.
Presented jointly by the city and the Association des galeries d’art contemporain (AGAC), these two visual arts awards include grants of $5,000 and $7,500 respectively.