The BMO 1st Art! competition celebrates the creativity of art school students from over 100 post-secondary institutions across Canada. The national winner is awarded $15,000 and the regional winners each receive $7,500.

Shizuka Yoshimura: Transient Shine

2022 Winners

  • Shizuka Yoshimura
  • Kaela Murphy
  • Ali Cayetano
  • Solange Roy
  • Oakley Rain Wysote Gray
  • Georgia Dawkin
  • Ivan Flores
  • Collin Alexander
  • Chris Bailey
  • Avery Mikolic-O’Rourke
  • Aurora Wolfe
  • Sabrina Jin

2022 Selection Committee

  • Emily Falencki, Artist and Educator
  • Sequoia Miller, Chief Curator, Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art
  • Michelle Jacques, Head of Exhibitions and Collections / Chief Curator, Remai Modern
  • Anne-Marie St-Jean Aubre, Curator of Contemporary Art, Musée d’art de Joliette