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BMO 1st ART! 2020

tapestry of woman with multi-patterned mask against black lives matter

Works by

Duncan Brooks, Tian Cao, Matthew Cripps, Kathleen Elliott, Nicole Favron, Mikael Lepage, Jasmine MacGregor, Gabriel Roberts, Simone Elizabeth Saunders, Alex Sutcliffe, Rey Francis Dominic B. Tatad, Ellie Tungilik, David Ezra Wang

BMO 1st Art! 2020

September 15 – October 16, 2020

Curated by Dawn Cain

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Celebrating Canada’s New Artists

This virtual exhibition showcases the winning submissions of the 18th annual BMO 1st ART! competition. The thirteen artists featured are recent graduates of postsecondary art programs from every province and territory who have been honoured for their talent and exceptional accomplishments. Their inspiring works provide a glimpse into the remarkable range of media and expression being explored by today’s undergrads. They also represent the promise and excitement of Canada’s newest generation of artists.

National Winner
Simone Elizabeth Saunders (Alberta University of the Arts)

Jasmine MacGregor (Alberta University of the Arts)
David Ezra Wang (University of British Columbia)
Gabriel Roberts (University of Manitoba)
Matthew Cripps (New Brunswick College of Craft and Design)
Kathleen Elliott (Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Alex Sutcliffe (NSCAD University)
Ellie Tungilik (Nunavut Arctic College)
Tian Cao (OCAD University)
Duncan Brooks (Holland College)
Mikael Lepage (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Rey Francis Dominic B. Tatad (University of Regina)
Nicole Favron (Yukon School of Visual Arts)

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