Industry News – Prix Canson

Prix Canson exhibition in NYC! 
The Prix Canson, a prestigious annual drawing prize is partnering with The Drawing Center in NYC to exhibit the works of their 2016 finalists from June 22 through July 1, 2016. Canson held a private prize ceremony on June 21 to honor the winner. Past Prix Canson exhibitions have been held in major museums and galleries in Paris and Barcelona. This is the first Prix Canson held in the U.S. The winners represent the best artists today worldwide who work with drawing. 
The Prix Canson panel of judges consists of top museum directors, curators, and collectors in the art world.


  • Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze Nigeria
  • Bethany Collins USA
  • Njideka Akunyili Crosby Nigeria
  • David Shrigley UK
  • Lucy Skaer UK


The Drawing Center, 35 Wooster Street (between Broome and Grand Streets in SoHo) New York, NY.

Wednesday, June 22 – Friday, July 1. Every day including Monday & Tuesday from 12-6pm. Thursday 12-8pm.

Special Congrats to Canson’s NYC trip giveaway winner – Lori Inman from Cheap Joe’s will attend “An American in Paris” Broadway show and the special Prix Canson ceremony event.


Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Njideka Akunyili Crosby

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Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze1

Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze

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