Shortlist for Canada’s Inaugural Scotiabank Award for Photography Announced

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TORONTO.- Continuing a longstanding tradition of supporting Canadian contemporary art, Scotiabank announced the shortlist for the inaugural Scotiabank Photography Award, the largest award in Canada for an established Canadian photographer: · Roy Arden, Vancouver · Lynne Cohen, Montreal · Robin Collyer, Toronto “The creative vision demonstrated by each of the shortlisted artists reinforces the value of art to show us who we are as a country and how we see the world,” said Jane Nokes, Executive Director, Scotiabank Photography Award and Director, Corporate Archives and Fine Art, Scotiabank Group. “This award is about showcasing Canada’s best talent—it will not be easy for the jury to select one winner.” Three short listed artists were chosen in Toronto on March 10, 2011 by a Canadian jury composed of William A. Ewing, Director of Curatorial Projects, Thames & Hudson; Marie-Josée Jean, Director of