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:
Jackie Braden Brand Communications RBC t: 416.974.1724
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