SOVA graduate (2015), Jon Iñaki Etxeberria Vanneste, is the Yukon winner of the 13th annual BMO 1st Art! competition for his work, Moving Target Artifacts, an installation of digitally manipulated archival, found, and original photographs (see image below).
1st Art! celebrates the accomplishments of graduating artists from post-secondary institutions in every province and territory. Each year thirteen regional prizes of $5,000 and one national prize of $10,000 are awarded.
The works of the 13 winners are featured in the BMO 1st Art! Exhibition, running from October 22 – December 18, 2015, at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto. http://1stArt.bmo.com