October 7 – November 1, 2009

BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition

BMO Financial Group Proudly Presents the Winners of the BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition, 2009

BMO 1st Art! celebrates the best of Canada’s recent visual arts graduates, from coast to coast. Congratulations to this year’s national and regional winners, who demonstrate the excellence and promise of our newest generation of artists!

NATIONAL WINNER – Alex Kisilevich, Ontario College of Art & Design

AB – Andy Yang, Alberta College of Art & Design
BC – Michael Macri, University of British Columbia
MB – Betino Assa, University of Manitoba
NB – Bronwyn Gallagher, New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
NL – Hope Clarke, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University
NS – Jody Zinner, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design
NU – Quppa Jaw, Nunavut Arctic College
ON – Mark Kasumovic, Ryerson University
PE – Natasha Kudashkina, Holland College
QC – Véronique Côté, Université du Québec à Montréal
SK – Rachel Ludlow, University of Regina
YK – Suzanne Hale, Klondike Institute of Arts & Culture

Installation Shots

Opening Reception

Tuesday October 6, 7 – 10 pm