RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist/Winner – 2017

Went to a media preview at the National Gallery of Canada for the 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist.

It was a guided tour of the 15 finalists shortlisted for the competition.
On October 17, a jury will select a winner and two runners up. The first-place prize is $25,000 followed by second and third place winners receiving $15,000.
The remaining 12 finalists each receive $2,500.
The top three paintings will take a permanent place in the RBC Corporate Art Collection.
The exhibit opens to the public on September 1 and runs until October 22, 2017.

The finalists of this year’s competition are:

  • Michael Freeman Badour (Toronto, ON)
  • 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

  • Amanda Boulos (Toronto, ON)
  • Teto Elsiddique (Halifax, NS)
  • Cindy Ji Hye Kim (Toronto, ON)
  • 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

  • David Kaarsemaker (Gatineau, QC)
  • 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

  • Wei Li (Edmonton, AB)
  • Laura Payne (Saskatoon, SK)
  • 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

  • Veronika Pausova (Toronto, ON)
  • 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

  • Laura Rokas-Bérubé (Lacolle, QC)
  • 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

  • Kizi Spielmann Rose (Gatineau, QC)
  • Angela Teng (Vancouver, BC)
  • Joani Tremblay (Montreal, QC)
  • Tristan Unrau (Vancouver, BC)
  • 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

  • Ambera Wellmann (Guelph, ON) *WINNER*
  • 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

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