The RBC Canadian Painting Competition is officially accepting submissions. With a total of $55,000 in prize money, the national winner will receive $25,000 and two honourable mentions receiving $15,000 each.
Established in 1999, the RBC Canadian Painting Competition recognizes emerging artists from across Canada. Adjudicated by the Canadian Art Foundation, a jury of distinguished members from the Canadian arts community will select five paintings from the eastern, western and central regions of Canada, for a total of 15 finalists.
The finalists will be announced June 29, 2012 and the RBC Canadian Painting Competition winners revealed at a gala event in Toronto at the Power Plant on November 29, 2012.
Submission deadline: Wednesday, May 9 at 5 p.m. EST
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