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, Wax, Mixed Media, Pen & Ink, Sumi-e, Stone, Wood, Glass, Steel, Iron and Paper. This is your opportunity to invest in a beautiful piece of original Canadian art that will provide a lifetime of enjoyment.
ABOUT THE AUTUMN ART SALE
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 $600,000 to a variety of important exhibitions and programs at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.
This year’s sale takes place the weekend of October 18 to 20, 2019.
The Opening Night Gala is on Friday, Oct. 18 from 6 to 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 to 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 John Shea, Jack (Jie) Zhou, Debra Tate-Sears, Kenneth Kirsch, Andrew Bonnycastle, Peter Allan Rice, Doris Pontieri, Andrew Sookrah, Anne Filiatrault and Sue Miller.
Learn about the success of our previous art sale here!
The Top Ten Artists and Sculptor of the 2018 Annual Autumn Art Sale Fundraiser are:
|Ryan Sobkovich||2018 Best in Show||Wasaga Beach||Ontario|
|John Shea||2018 Top 10 Artist||Elgin||Ontario|
|Jack Zhou||2018 Top 10 Artist||Brampton||Ontario|
|Debra Tate-Sears||2018 Top 10 Artist||Perth Road||Ontario|
|Kenneth Kirsch||2018 Top 10 Artist||Thornhill||Ontario|
|Andrew Bonnycastle||2018 Top 10 Artist||Toronto||Ontario|
|Peter Allan Rice||2018 Top Sculptor||St. Marys||Ontario|
|Doris Pontieri||2018 Top 10 Artist||Mississauga||Ontario|
|Andrew Sookrah||2018 Top 10 Artist||Toronto||Ontario|
|Anne Filiatrault||2018 Top 10 Artist||Kitchener||Ontario|
|Sue Miller||2018 Top 10 Artist||Whitby||Ontario|