On Thursday, November 29th (2012), RBC announced the winners of the 14th annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition at The Power Plant on Queen’s Quay.

The competition, one of the largest of its kind, celebrates emerging visual artists from across Canada, with a total of $55,000 in prize money. The winners are chosen by an esteemed panel of jurors including Nigel Prince, Clint Roensich and Jonathan Shaughnessy.

The event was hosted by The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik and featured live performances by Florence K.

Photography by Becca Lemire