image via the Toronto Star
Big Big Shout OUT to Winnipeg artist, Daniel Barrow for winning the Sobey Art Award. It was unanimous. That is $50,000. That'll buy a lot of pencils...
Here is a description of his work as according to the Globe and Mail:
"Over the past 15 years [he] has created a unique, self-sustaining fictional world composed of drawing, storytelling and manual animation of the antiquated technology of the overhead projector . . . Wry, politically astute and strangely heartbreaking, his comic narratives address love, loss, gender and media culture.”
Atta boy Daniel...You can read the whole story here.