Autumn Art Sale 2013 a Great Success!

Thanks to everyone who visited the McMichael Canadian Art Collection for our 23rd Annual Autumn Art Sale 2013. Fifty talented Canadian artists and sculptors descended on the McMichael for the weekend and sold over 170 works of art. Our annual Fundraiser was a huge success, selling almost $100,000 worth of great art, and raising $30,000 for volunteer initiatives at the McMichael. It was wonderful to see so many talented emerging artists.

The Artists and Volunteers of the 2013 Autumn Art Sale

This year’s Top Artist was sculptor Paul Brunelle, who himself sold almost $14,000 worth of his incredible fired clay sculptures. Our Top 10 artists for 2013 were: Mark Berens, Doris Pontieri, Floyd Elzinga, Jeremy Browne, Elva Hook, Jack Zhou, Ian Bodnaryk, Jason Enzi, Michele Van Maurik, and Micheal Zarowsky. Congratulations to them and all the artists who participated – it was a great success!

Funds raised help support children’s education programs, and special exhibitions at the McMichael.

Stay tuned for information on next year’s sale, October 24-26, 2014. The application deadline will be May 31, 2014. If you would like to be added to the application notification list, click here.

Autumn Art Sale 2012 a Great Success!

Thanks to everyone who visited the McMichael Canadian Art Collection for our 22nd Annual Autumn Art Sale 2012. Fifty talented Canadian artists and sculptors descended on the McMichael for the weekend and sold over 160 works of art. Our annual Fundraiser was a huge success, selling over $90,000 worth of great art, and raising $30,000 for volunteer initiatives at the McMichael. It was wonderful to see so many talented emerging artists.

This year’s Top Artist was Doris Pontieri, and Top Sculptor was Bev Stewart. The Top Ten was rounded out by Peter Rotter, Larry Deacon, Joe Sampson, Floyd Elzinga, Mark Berens, Lynda Cunningham, Lloyd Wilson, Jamie Maclean, and Michele Van Maurik.

Funds raised help support children’s education programs, our popular Sunday Concert Series, and special exhibitions at the McMichael.

Stay tuned for information on next year’s sale, October 18-20, 2013. The application deadline will be May 31, 2013. If you would like to be added to the application notification list, click here.

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The Artists & Sculptors of the 22nd Annual McMichael Autumn Art Sale

Over 180 Artists & Sculptors applied to be a part of this year’s Volunteer run Art Sale, and it’s gratifying to see how many talented individuals there are out there. Our jury had the unbelievably difficult task of selecting the cream of the crop, and these are the successful applicants. Thanks to all those who applied, and congratulations to those who made it in.

This year’s sale takes place the weekend of October 19 – 21, 2012. The Opening Night Gala is on Friday, Oct. 19 from 6 – 10 pm, and the sale continues Saturday and Sunday from 10 – 5 pm.

Congratulations to last year’s top artists, who are automatically invited back. Mark Berens was Best in Show, and Beverley Stewart was our Top Sculptor. and our Top Ten group included Janet Bailey, Jeremy Browne, Larry Deacon, Susan Gosevitz, Dianne Green, Doris Pontieri, Peter Rotter, Joe Sampson, and Michael Zarowsky.

See the full list here

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Volunteers sell over $130,000 of art at 2011 Autumn Art Sale

Volunteers celebrate after 2011 Autumn Art Sale
Volunteers celebrate after 2011 Autumn Art Sale

Thanks to everyone who helped make the 21st Annual Autumn Art Sale a great success. Our 50 artists and sculptors sold over $133,000 worth of art, raising over $40,000 for volunteer initiatives.

Browse our pages to find out more about the McMichael Volunteer Committee, our programs and initiatives, and how you can become involved.