2019 Winners

Luther Konadu: Figure as Index (Triptych) Luther Konadu: Figure as Index (Triptych) Luther Konadu: Figure as Index (Triptych) Luther Konadu: Figure as Index (Triptych)

National Winner

Luther Konadu

University of Manitoba

Figure as Index (Triptych)

C-prints
68.5 x 48 cm; 27 x 19 in
101.5 x 76 cm; 40 x 30 in
51 x 162.5 cm; 20 x 64 in

Preston Pavlis: your skin behind the lattice Preston Pavlis: your skin behind the lattice Preston Pavlis: your skin behind the lattice

Alberta Winner

Preston Pavlis

MacEwan University

your skin behind the lattice

acrylic, oil pastel, embroidery on unprimed canvas, 175.3 x 167.6 cm; 69 x 66 in

Cheyenne Rain LeGrande: Nehiyaw Isko ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ Cheyenne Rain LeGrande: Nehiyaw Isko ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ Cheyenne Rain LeGrande: Nehiyaw Isko ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ

British Columbia Winner

Cheyenne Rain LeGrande

Emily Carr University of Art & Design

Nehiyaw Isko ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ

fabric, pigment, video, audio, 203 x 203 x 51 cm; 80 x 80 x 20 in

singing by Cikwes (Connie LeGrande)

Marie-France Hollier: Knots and Tape Loops

Manitoba Winner

Marie-France Hollier

University of Manitoba

Knots and Tape Loops

audiotape, cyanotype on hand-dyed cotton, tape machines, microphone stands, installation: 203 x 203 x 152 cm; 80 x 80 x 60 in

Clara Patterson: Littoral Uncertainty

New Brunswick Winner

Clara Patterson

Mount Allison University

Littoral Uncertainty

toned silver gelatin prints, each, unframed: 24.5 x 24.5 cm; 9.5 x 9.5 in

Emily Hayes: Imagine your own message here and changing daily Emily Hayes: Imagine your own message here and changing daily

Newfoundland & Labrador Winner

Emily Hayes

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Imagine your own message here and changing daily

rug hooking with detachable letters (Velcro), 61 x 96.5 cm; 24 x 38 in

Séamus Gallagher: haus of haraway

Nova Scotia Winner

Séamus Gallagher

Nova Scotia College of Art & Design University

haus of haraway

virtual reality

Kaleigh Rose Tagak: Night Guide Kaleigh Rose Tagak: Night Guide Kaleigh Rose Tagak: Night Guide Kaleigh Rose Tagak: Night Guide Kaleigh Rose Tagak: Night Guide Kaleigh Rose Tagak: Night Guide Kaleigh Rose Tagak: Night Guide

Nunavut Winner

Kaleigh Rose Tagak

Nunavut Arctic College

Night Guide

sterling silver, caribou antler, serpentine, epoxy chalk, charcoal, 42 x 35 x 20 cm; 16.5 x 14 x 8 in

Christopher Dela Cruz: Notice of Disruption Christopher Dela Cruz: Notice of Disruption Christopher Dela Cruz: Notice of Disruption

Ontario Winner

Christopher Dela Cruz

University of Toronto, Scarborough

Notice of Disruption

modified thermal printer, construction-grade plywood, aluminum, electronic components, microcontroller, 25.5 x 20.5 x 15 cm; 10 x 8 x 6 in

Hanna Matheson: Red Eye Hanna Matheson: Red Eye

Prince Edward Island Winner

Hanna Matheson

Holland College

Red Eye

acrylic on canvas, 122 x 66 cm; 48 x 26 in

Charline Dally : Fossiles possibles Charline Dally : Fossiles possibles

Quebec Winner

Charline Dally

Université du Québec à Montréal

Fossiles possibles

HD video, computer graphics, acrylic, Mylar paper, fishing line, 50.6 x 90 cm; 20 x 35.5 in
9 minute loop

Jimuel Belarmino: Tick-tock Jimuel Belarmino: Tick-tock

Saskatchewan Winner

Jimuel Belarmino

University of Regina

Tick-tock

oil on canvas, 183 x 137 cm; 72 x 54 in

Robyn McLeod: Dene Futurisms Robyn McLeod: Dene Futurisms Robyn McLeod: Dene Futurisms

Yukon Winner

Robyn McLeod

Yukon School of Visual Arts

Dene Futurisms

home-tanned moose hide, seed beads, flattened porcupine quills, wolverine fur, black wool, hand-dyed cotton, canvas and yarn, digital prints, digital prints: 153 x 101.5 cm; 60.25 x 40 in
mukluks: 43 x 40.5 x 34.5; 17 x 16 x 13.5 in

2019 Exhibition

Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto
158 Sterling Road, Toronto
November 21 to December 16, 2019

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