Njideka Akunyili Crosby ’11MFA Wins the Prix Canson for Works on Paper

“The 2016 Prix Canson was awarded to Njideka Akunyili Crosby on Tuesday evening at the Drawing Center in New York. The Nigerian, Los Angeles-based artist won the sixth edition of the prestigious drawing prize for her works on paper—rich, figurative works that collage Nigerian history, literature, popular culture, and her own personal narratives. The selection was made by an international …