Wednesday, 20 March 2013

RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2013 Call for Submissions

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the RBC Canadian Painting Competition, RBC will award $115,000 in total prize money. The National Winner and two Honourable Mentions will each receive a purchase prize of $25,000 and $15,000 respectively and these works will become part of the RBC corporate art collection. Additionally, the other 12 finalists will each be awarded $5,000 in recognition of the 15th anniversary.

Established in 1999, the RBC Canadian Painting Competition, with the support of the Canadian Art Foundation, is a unique initiative to help nurture and support promising new artists in the early stages of their careers; a time when they need both recognition and financial support. 

The finalists will be announced June 14, 2013 and the RBC Canadian Painting Competition winners revealed at a gala event at the National Gallery in Ottawa on October 2, 2013.

Submission deadline: Wednesday, May 1 at 5 p.m. EST

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