News : 2013

"Isla Burns inducted into the City of Edmonton's Arts & Culture Hall of Fame and shortlisted for the Eldon & Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Art Prize"

Peter Robertson Gallery would like to extend its congratulations to sculptor Isla Burns on the honour of being inducted into the City of Edmonton's Arts & Culture Hall of Fame at the 62nd annual Salute to Excellence Ceremony this week. Ten Edmontonians were recognized for "improving Edmonton's livability through their outstanding achievements in arts and culture, community service or sports". Follow this link to learn more. 

Isla Burns has also been shortlisted for the Eldon and Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Art Prize, nominated for her exquisite sculpture, "Sea Warrior" (pictured left). The other 2013 shortlisted artists are Allen Ball, nominated by Strathcona County Art Gallery @ 501, and Paul Freeman, nominated by the Art Gallery of Alberta. A short ceremony will be held tomorrow night (Thursday, June 20 at 7:30pm) at Visual Arts Alberta Gallery to announce the winner of the $10,000 prize. More information about this award celebrating the brilliance of visual artists in Edmonton can be found on the Visual Arts Alberta website.