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Celebrating visual art of the human form / Célébrer l’art visuel de la forme humaine

Mark Stephenson, October 12 2022

Figureworks 2022 Finalists

We are excited to announce the 29 artist finalists selected for Figureworks 2022. This year the prize received 182 entries from 118 artists located across Canada, including photographs, sculptures, paintings, drawings, videos, and fibre art. 

Finalists were selected from our distinguished jury who bring a depth and breadth of experience across art forms: Katherine McNenly, Katherine Takpannie, and Nic Cooper. More about the jury

A big congratulations to all our 2022 finalists: 

Nima Arabi, Robyn Asquini, Colette Beardall, Peter Bustin, Monique Campbell, Melanie Chikofsky, Saanya Chopra, Robert Creighton, Christine Fitzgerald, Gary Franks, Catharina Goldnau, Megan Green, Beth Kyle, Darcia Labrosse, Sarah Lacy, Justine Lanza Kendrick, Steven Lewis, Ava Margueritte, Natalie Nadeau, Michelle Peraza, Peter Senetchko, Bonnie Sheckter, Michael Silverstone, Ruth Steinberg, Aishah Vakily, Helena Vallée Dallaire, Anita Van Zeumeren, Kyle Vingoe-Cram and Roy Whiddon.


The Vernissage will be held Thursday, October 27th, 2022 from 18:00 to 21:00 at Wallack Galleries, 225 Bank St, Ottawa. Prize winners will be announced at 19.30.


The Figureworks show will be open to the public from October 27th until November 5th. Complete dates and times listed at Many pieces will be available for purchase directly with the artist. 

Wallack’s and Wallack Galleries are the Figureworks 2022 presenting sponsor. Wallack’s has a strong tradition of supporting the arts, supplying professional art supplies through their stores, and representing artists through their gallery. We would also like to thank Patrick Gordon Framing for their continued support.

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Mark Stephenson


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