14th annual competition celebrates country's top emerging artists
TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - On Thursday, November 29, 2012, RBC will announce the winners of the 14th annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition. The competition, one of the largest of its kind, celebrates emerging visual artists from across Canada, with a total of $55,000 in prize money. The winners are chosen by an esteemed panel of jurors including Nigel Prince, Clint Roensich and Jonathan Shaughnessy.
This special event will be hosted by renowned essayist, commentator and writer at The New Yorker, Adam Gopnik and will feature live performances by renowned Montreal recording artist, Florence K.
For more information about the RBC Canadian Painting Competition, please visit the RBC website.
|When:|| Cocktails and entertainment: 6 p.m.
Winner announcement: 7 p.m.
|Where:|| The Power Plant
231 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON, Canada
|Who:|| Adam Gopnik, staff writer, The New Yorker
Florence K, Montreal recording artist
George Lewis, Global Head, RBC Global Wealth Management
Robin Anthony, Art Curator, RBC
15 Canadian Painting Competition finalists
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