RBC Canadian Painting Competition


RBC Canadian Painting Competition 15 finalists, alphabetically from left to right.

Exhibition | RBC Canadian Painting Competition

November 13 - 29, 2015

RBC Canadian Painting Competition
November 13 – 29, 2015
B.C. Binning and Alvin Balkind Galleries

The Contemporary Art Gallery is delighted to host this year’s RBC Canadian Painting Competition which since 1999, with the support of the Canadian Art Foundation, has been a unique initiative, helping bridge the gap from emerging to established artists.

This year’s selected finalists are from Eastern Canada: Hangama Amiri (Halifax, NS); Andrew Maize (Lunenburg, NS); Paul Hardy (Montreal, QC), Cindy Phenix (Montreal, QC), and John Player (Montreal, QC); from Central Canada: Jessica Bell (Ottawa, ON); Patrick Cruz (Guelph, ON); Hanna Hur (Toronto, ON), Caroline Larsen (Toronto, ON), and Claire Scherzinger (Toronto, ON); and from Western Canada: Robert Taite (Winnipeg, MB); Simon de Brée (Vancouver, BC), Megan Hepburn (Vancouver, BC), Russell Leng (Vancouver, BC) and Tristan Unrau (Vancouver, BC).

The jury panel consists of:  Hugues Charbonneau – Director, Galerie Hugues Charbonneau, Montreal; Melanie Colosimo – Director, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax; John Zeppetelli – Director & Chief Curator, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal; Iga Janik – Curator, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge; Georgiana Uhlyarik – Associate Curator, Canadian Art, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Jinny Yu – Artist & Associate Professor, Department of Visual Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa; Eli Bornowsky – Artist, RBC Canadian Painting Competition Alumni (2007, 2008, 2010), Vancouver; Garry Neil Kennedy – Senior Artist, Vancouver; and Lisa Kehler – Director, Lisa Kehler Art + Projects, Winnipeg.

Winners announced at CAG on November 18, 2015.