2017 Autumn Art Sale after selected artists

The annual McMichael Volunteer Committee’s signature fundraiser, the AUTUMN ART SALE, is recognized as one of the most prestigious events displaying original works from some of Canada’s most talented artists.  There is no better setting than the gallery’s stunning Grand Hall, surrounded by 100 acres of beautiful conservation land, to showcase unique one-of-a-kind works.  Over the course of three days, art will be on view and available for purchase from the 50 juried artists. The quality and variety of  works on  sale will please the taste and budget of seasoned art buyers as well as those beginning to build a collection. Artists work with Acrylic, Oil, Watercolour, Gouache, Mixed Media, Pen & Ink, Sumi-e, Stone, Wood, Glass, and Paper.  This is your opportunity to invest in a beautiful piece of original Canadian art that will provide a lifetime of enjoyment.   

A percentage of all art purchases during the AUTUMN ART SALE, goes to the Volunteer Committee for volunteer-funded projects to enhance the visitor experience and support special gallery initiatives and valuable children’s education programs.  Over the years, the Volunteer Committee has contributed over $550,000 to a variety of important exhibitions and programs at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.

This year’s sale takes place the weekend of October 20 – 22, 2017.

The Opening Night Gala is on Friday, Oct. 20 from 6 – 10 pm, with Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, parking and admission to art sale, and a cash bar.

The sale continues Saturday and Sunday from 10 – 5 pm. Parking $7, Free admission to Art Sale, Regular admission to Gallery Exhibits.

Congratulations to last year’s top artists, who are automatically invited back.  Ryan Sobkovich was Best in Show. Our Top Ten group included Allan Beckley, Jay Bell Redbird, Roslyn Levin, Doris Pontieri, Shannon Reynolds, Lynne Schumacher, John Shea, Mike Smalley, John Werlich and top sculptor, Jennifer McKinnon.


The Artists and Sculptors of the
2017 Annual Autumn Art Sale Fundraiser were:

Artist Description City Province
Ryan Sobkovich 2016 Best in Show Wasaga Beach Ontario
Allan Beckley 2016 Top 10 Mactier Ontario
Roslyn Levin 2016 Top 10 Shelburne Ontario
Doris Pontieri 2016 Top 10 Mississauga Ontario
Shannon Reynolds 2016 Top 10 Kitchener Ontario
Jay Bell Redbird 2016 Top 10 Cape Breton Nova Scotia
Lynne Schumacher 2016 Top 10 Brampton Ontario
John Shea 2016 Top 10 Elgin Ontario
Mike Smalley 2016 Top 10 Toronto Ontario
John Werlich 2016 Top 10 Toronto Ontario
Jennifer McKinnon 2016 Top Sculptor Hillsburgh Ontario
Matt Beasant 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Heike Blohm 2017 Artist Newmarket Ontario
Stuart Blower 2017 Artist Uxbridge Ontario
Andrew Bonnycastle 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Roberto Centazzo 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Shelley Cinnamon 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Anne Filiatrault 2017 Artist Kitchener Ontario
Bill Franks 2017 Artist Duntroon Ontario
Rhonda Franks 2017 Artist Burgessville Ontario
Cathy Groulx 2017 Artist Woodstock Ontario
Elva Hook 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Andrea Howson 2017 Artist Milton Ontario
Michelle Hudson 2017 Artist Amaranth Ontario
Michelle Hutchinson 2017 Artist Napanee Ontario
Marzena Kotapska 2017 Artist Hamilton Ontario
Tueai La 2017 Artist Richmond Hill Ontario
Kelly McNeil 2017 Artist Brampton Ontario
Susan Mein 2017 Artist Alliston Ontario
Judi Miller 2017 Artist Kanata Ontario
Brigitte Nowak 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Kjell Orrling 2017 Artist Burlington Ontario
Margaret Sarah Pardy 2017 Artist Brampton Ontario
Emanuel Pavao 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Nadine Prada 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Dave Rheaume 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Peter Allan Rice 2017 Artist St. Marys Ontario
Marlis Saunders 2017 Artist Sarnia Ontario
Josée Savaria 2017 Artist Newmarket Ontario
Ben Sellick 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Dionne Simpson 2017 Artist Toronto Ontario
Barbel Smith 2017 Artist Colborne Ontario
Mike Smith 2017 Artist Cobourg Ontario
Neil Sternberg 2017 Artist Port Sydney Ontario
Kathryn Thomson 2017 Artist Amaranth Ontario
Zabrina Szymanski 2017 Artist Maple Ontario
Michele Van Maurik 2017 Artist Oakville Ontario
Sheila Vander Wier  2017 Artist Brampton Ontario
Layne Verbeek  2017 Artist  Toronto  Ontario
Jack Zhou  2017 Artist Brampton  Ontario

For Artists only – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the sale.