BMW Art Auction

  • Jesse Louttit
    Jesse Louttit
  • Johan Hallberg-Campbell
    Johan Hallberg-Campbell
  • Javier Lovera
    Javier Lovera
  • Jay Shuster
    Jay Shuster
  • Eugene Sakhnenko
    Eugene Sakhnenko
  • Christopher Stevenson
    Christopher Stevenson

This auction is now closed. 
The next edition of the BMW auction with CONTACT will launch May 1. 

CONTACT and BMW would like to thank the photographers Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Jesse Louttit, Javier Lovera, Eugene Sakhnenko, Jay Shuster, Zach Slootsky, and Christopher Stevenson for creating these commissioned images for the BMW Art Auction benefiting the Air Canada Foundation in 2012 and 2013. 

For over 35 years BMW has been blurring the line between automobiles and art. 

Kids' Horizons works in partnership with charities and non-profit organizations to offer effective programs that make a difference in the lives of young Canadians. Kids' Horizons is especially focused on the health of Canadian youth, alleviating child poverty, and answering the wishes of seriously ill children.

BMW Exhibition Prize

The annual BMW prize of $5,000 acknowledges an outstanding exhibition in the Festival. A jury considers both Open and Featured exhibitions and base their decision on the caliber and concept of the work, the curatorial vision, and the overall impact and presentation of the exhibition. The winner is announced at the BMW Gala Event in May. 

Marlene Creates was presented with the third annual award for her exhibition selected works from 30 years, 1982-2012, presented at Paul Petro Contemporary Art. Special thank you to the jury Max Dean, artist and Dr. Matthew Brower, curator and historian University of Toronto. 

Lise Beaudry was presented with the second annual award for her exhibition Sur la glace / Walking on Ice, presented at the Art Gallery Of Mississauga. Special thank you to the jury Michael Itkoff, Founding Editor of Daylight Magazine, New York and Dr. Thierry Gervais, Researcher in Residence at the Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto

Andrew Wright was presented with this inaugural award in 2011 for his innovative body of work entitled CORONAE presented at Peak Gallery. Special thank you to the jury Sheyi Bankale, Editor and Founder of Next Level Magazine, London, UK and David Liss, Artistic Director & Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto.

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