2018 Winners

Clara Couzino: Objectifier l’écriture Clara Couzino: Objectifier l’écriture Clara Couzino: Objectifier l’écriture

National Winner

Clara Couzino

Concordia University

Objectifier l’écriture

painted objects, shelves, string, 228.6 x 215.9 x 7.6 cm; 90 x 85 x 3 in

Max Keene: Pulled Up Max Keene: Pulled Up Max Keene: Pulled Up Max Keene: Pulled Up

Alberta Winner

Max Keene

University of Alberta

Pulled Up

mixed media and found objects (plaster, laser printed cardstock, oriented strand board, nails, spray paint, Astroturf, plastic chain, hardware, ratchet strap), 182.9 x 182.9 x 152.4 cm; 72 x 72 x 60 in

Phoebe Huang: The Dream Home 0.5 Phoebe Huang: The Dream Home 0.5 Phoebe Huang: The Dream Home 0.5 Phoebe Huang: The Dream Home 0.5 Phoebe Huang: The Dream Home 0.5 Phoebe Huang: The Dream Home 0.5

British Columbia Winner

Phoebe Huang

Simon Fraser University

The Dream Home 0.5

photograph printed on fabric, wood, inkjet prints, wooden cut outs, picture frame, silver bowl, studio lights, artificial flower pot, white stool, dish rack, 203 x 203 x 203 cm; 80 x 80 x 80 in

Jimmie Kilpatrick: Quality Control Jimmie Kilpatrick: Quality Control

Manitoba Winner

Jimmie Kilpatrick

Brandon University

Quality Control

digital photograph, drum set, porcelain cymbals,
photograph: 61 x 91.4 cm; 24 x 36 in, installation: 162.6 x 152.4 x 182.9 cm; 64 x 60 x 72 in

Sylvan Hamburger: sometimes he wakes up tired and ready to apologize (coalesce) Sylvan Hamburger: sometimes he wakes up tired and ready to apologize (coalesce)

New Brunswick Winner

Sylvan Hamburger

Mount Allison University

sometimes he wakes up tired and ready to apologize (coalesce)

42 relief jigsaw prints, 252 x 196 cm; 99.2 x 77.2 in

Emma Burry: Longing Expanse Emma Burry: Longing Expanse

Newfoundland & Labrador Winner

Emma Burry

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Longing Expanse

acrylic paint dyed textiles, oil on cotton, each stretcher: 185.4 x 134.62 cm; 73 x 52 in

Rodney MacMullin: Venetian Blind Rodney MacMullin: Venetian Blind Rodney MacMullin: Venetian Blind

Nova Scotia Winner

Rodney MacMullin

Nova Scotia College of Art & Design University

Venetian Blind

steel, 114 x 90 x 9 cm; 45 x 35.5 x 3.5 in

Greg Morgan: Legend of the Qulliq Greg Morgan: Legend of the Qulliq Greg Morgan: Legend of the Qulliq

Nunavut Winner

Greg Morgan

Nunavut Arctic College

Legend of the Qulliq

sterling silver, dix gold (brass and high concentration copper), ivory, polar bear claws, 12.7 x 10.2 x 19 cm; 5 x 4 x 7.5 in

Josi Smit: Airy Bright Top Floor APT by Christie Pits Josi Smit: Airy Bright Top Floor APT by Christie Pits Josi Smit: Airy Bright Top Floor APT by Christie Pits

Ontario Winner

Josi Smit

OCAD University

Airy Bright Top Floor APT by Christie Pits

digital print on silk georgette, steel, 91.4 x 152.4 x 91.4 cm; 36 x 60 x 36 in

Paul Atwood: Group Emotion Paul Atwood: Group Emotion

Prince Edward Island Winner

Paul Atwood

Holland College

Group Emotion

digital illustration, 91.4 x 60.9 cm; 36 x 24 in

Sarah Madgin: Dentalium Sarah Madgin: Dentalium Sarah Madgin: Dentalium

Quebec Winner

Sarah Madgin

Université du Québec à Montréal

Dentalium

lithograph, embossing, weaving with cotton thread, hair, diptych: 33.5 x 25.5 cm each; 13.2 x 10 in each, collar: 32 x 43.5 x 13 cm; 12.6 x 17.1 x 5 in

Amber Agarand: Safety Sock Amber Agarand: Safety Sock Amber Agarand: Safety Sock

Saskatchewan Winner

Amber Agarand

University of Regina

Safety Sock

acrylic on Mylar, 182.9 x 91.4 cm; 72 x 36 in

Christopher Dufour: Commodity Chains Christopher Dufour: Commodity Chains Christopher Dufour: Commodity Chains

Yukon Winner

Christopher Dufour

Yukon School of Visual Arts

Commodity Chains

encyclopedias, clamps, book shredding, measuring bowl, photographs, 33 x 66 x 15.2 cm; 13 x 26 x 6 in

2018 Exhibition

Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto
7 Hart House Circle, Toronto
November 15 to December 8, 2018

2018 Selection Committee

  • Sarah Robayo Sheridan, Curator, Art Museum at the University of Toronto
  • Adriana Kuiper, Artist and Associate Professor, Mount Allison University
  • Hugues Charbonneau, Director, Galerie Hugues Charbonneau
  • Naomi Potter, Director/Curator, Esker Foundation