Submissions for this year’s competition will be accepted online at rbc.com/paintingcompetition until 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, May 9.
The 15 semifinalists will be announced June 29, while the winners will be awarded November 29 at the Power Plant in Toronto.
Established in 1999, the RBC Canadian Painting Competition, with the support of the Canadian Art Foundation, is a tribute to Canada’s artistic talent. The goal of the competition is to support Canadian visual artists in their early careers by providing them a forum to display their artistic talent to the country and hopefully open doors to future opportunity.
With semifinalists selected from regions across the country, the artists’ entries represent a significant contribution to Canada’s cultural vibrancy. The competition also encourages and nurtures creative potential and facilitates the entry of professional artists into the visual arts community.
For more information, visit rbc.com/paintingcompetition.