Varley Art Gallery Projects Win Three Prestigious GOG Awards

The GOG (Galeries Ontario / Ontario Galleries) Awards are designed to recognize "outstanding achievement, artistic merit, and excellence across Ontario’s public art gallery sector". On November 28 at the 45th annual GOG Awards Gala, Varley Art Gallery projects received three of these prestigious awards:

Curatorial Writing Text between 2000 – 5000 words

Marissa Largo

“Elusive Desires: Queer Feminist Asian Diaspora and Suburban Possibilities”

Varley Art Gallery of Markham


Image: Marissa Largo accepts the Curatorial Writing Award



Art Publication Award
Annie Wong and Chen Chen
"How to be a Chinese Ally"
Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Image: Artist Annie Wong (left) accepts the Art Publication Award with Varley Curator Anik Glaude (centre).




Exhibition Design and Installation
Elusive Desires: Ness Lee + Florence Yee
Marissa Largo, Curator
Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Image: left to right Varley Curator Anik Glaude, artists Ness Lee and Lan Florence Yee, Curator Marissa Largo accepting the Exhibition Design and Installation Award




All of us at the Varley extend a huge congratulations to artists Ness Lee and Lan Florence Yee, Annie Wong and Chen Chen, to guest curator Marissa Largo and to the Varley’s Curator Anik Glaude, and Exhibitions, Collections and Facilities Coordinator, John Abrams. 

For further information about the Awards visit the GOG website.

To view the GOG Award Gala Program, click here.

Varley Art Gallery Projects Win Three Prestigious GOG Awards

The GOG (Galeries Ontario / Ontario Galleries) Awards are designed to recognize "outstanding achievement, artistic merit, and excellence across Ontario’s public art gallery sector". On November 28 at the 45th annual GOG Awards Gala, Varley Art Gallery projects received three of these prestigious awards:

Curatorial Writing Text between 2000 – 5000 words

Marissa Largo

“Elusive Desires: Queer Feminist Asian Diaspora and Suburban Possibilities”

Varley Art Gallery of Markham


Image: Marissa Largo accepts the Curatorial Writing Award



Art Publication Award
Annie Wong and Chen Chen
"How to be a Chinese Ally"
Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Image: Artist Annie Wong (left) accepts the Art Publication Award with Varley Curator Anik Glaude (centre).




Exhibition Design and Installation
Elusive Desires: Ness Lee + Florence Yee
Marissa Largo, Curator
Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Image: left to right Varley Curator Anik Glaude, artists Ness Lee and Lan Florence Yee, Curator Marissa Largo accepting the Exhibition Design and Installation Award




All of us at the Varley extend a huge congratulations to artists Ness Lee and Lan Florence Yee, Annie Wong and Chen Chen, to guest curator Marissa Largo and to the Varley’s Curator Anik Glaude, and Exhibitions, Collections and Facilities Coordinator, John Abrams. 

For further information about the Awards visit the GOG website.

To view the GOG Award Gala Program, click here.