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9th annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition to visit Winnipeg


RBC, The Canadian Art Foundation and The Winnipeg Art Gallery would like to invite you to preview the RBC Canadian Painting Competition Exhibition at a reception at the gallery in Winnipeg on October 30, 2007. The exhibition features artwork from Eastern, Central and Western Canada.

Several recognized artists from Western Canada, whose works form part of the exhibit, will be in attendance including this yearís national winner, Vancouverís Arabella Campbell, who was awarded $25,000, Calgaryís Chris Millar who received an honourable mention and was awarded $15,000, as well as Eli Bornowsky of Vancouver, Angus Ferguson of Vancouver and Shaun Morin of Winnipeg.

With a total of $55,000 in prize money, the RBC Canadian Painting Competition has Canadaís largest arts award disbursement for painting. The artists will be on hand to participate in one-on-one interviews.

October 30, 2007

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Blvd

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition Exhibition will be on display at The Winnipeg Art Gallery from October 31- November 11. The exhibition is touring prominent galleries across Canada. For more details on the competition, please visit


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