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. All winning entries for 2019 will presented at the BMO 1st Art! exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto, November 21 to December 16, 2019.

Luther Konadu: Figure as Index (Triptych)

2019 Winners

  • Luther Konadu
  • Preston Pavlis
  • Cheyenne Rain LeGrande
  • Marie-France Hollier
  • Clara Patterson
  • Emily Hayes
  • Séamus Gallagher
  • Kaleigh Rose Tagak
  • Christopher Dela Cruz
  • Hanna Matheson
  • Charline Dally
  • Jimuel Belarmino
  • Robyn McLeod

2019 Selection Committee

  • Marie-Eve Beaupré, Curator, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
  • cheyanne turions, Curator, SFU Galleries
  • Sarah Robayo Sheridan, Curator, Art Museum at the University of Toronto
  • Adriana Kuiper, Artist and Associate Professor, Mount Allison University