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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - The New Yorker's Adam Gopnick to Host RBC Canadian Painting Competition Awards Gala


Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - The New Yorker's Adam Gopnick to Host RBC Canadian Painting Competition Awards Gala

14(th) annual competition celebrates country's top emerging artists

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - On Thursday, November 29, 2012, RBC will announce the winners of the 14(th) annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition. The competition, one of the largest of its kind, celebrates emerging visual artists from across Canada, with a total of $55,000 in prize money. The winners are chosen by an esteemed panel of jurors including Nigel Prince, Clint Roensich and Jonathan Shaughnessy.

This special event will be hosted by renowned essayist, commentator and writer at The New Yorker, Adam Gopnik and will feature live performances by renowned Montreal recording artist, Florence K.

For more information about the RBC Canadian Painting Competition, please visit the RBC website.

When: Cocktails and entertainment: 6 p.m.


                 Winner announcement: 7 p.m.


Where:           The Power Plant
                 231 Queens Quay West
                 Toronto, ON, Canada


Who:             Adam Gopnik, staff
                 writer, The New Yorker
                 Florence K, Montreal recording artist
                 George Lewis, Global Head, RBC Global Wealth Management
                 Robin Anthony, Art Curator, RBC
                 15 Canadian Painting Competition finalists

 

 

For more information or interview requests, please contact:

MEDIA CONTACTS:  Jessica Goldberg Account Manager Weber Shandwick t: 
416.642.7970 e:jgoldberg3@webershandwick.com 

Jackie Braden Brand Communications RBC t: 416.974.1724 
e: jackie.braden@rbc.com  

SOURCE: RBC

To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: 
http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2012/20/c9336.html

CO: RBC
ST: Ontario
NI: FIN MED 

-0- Nov/20/2012 14:00 GMT

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