08.11.2013 Photography News No Comments

Kelowna artist wins $50,000 photography prize

Kelowna native Erin Shirreff, whose art combines photography, video and sculpture, says winning the prestigious Aimia/AGO Photography Prize came as a complete surprise. “It was deeply unexpected,” said the 38-year-old Shirreff, upon learning she’d won the $50,000 prize at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in Toronto Thursday night over three other international finalists.