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.

Simone Elizabeth Saunders: It Matters

2020 Winners

  • Simone Elizabeth Saunders
  • Jasmine MacGregor
  • David Ezra Wang
  • Gabriel Roberts
  • Matthew Cripps
  • Kathleen Elliott
  • Alex Sutcliffe
  • Ellie Tungilik
  • Tian Cao
  • Duncan Brooks
  • Mikael Lepage
  • Rey Francis Dominic B. Tatad
  • Nicole Favron

2021 Selection Committee

  • Anne-Marie St-Jean Aubre, Curator of Contemporary Art, Musée d’art de Joliette
  • Tarah Hogue, Curator (Indigenous Art), Remai Modern
  • Melanie Colosimo, Director/Curator, Anna Leonowens Gallery Systems, NSCAD University
  • Francisco-Fernando Granados, Artist and Educator