Online Auction

June 3—16, 2020

Opens Wednesday, June 3, 6 PM EST
Closes Tuesday, June 16, 8 PM EST

Register to Bid

The first 15 bidders will receive the Gattuso Edition.
The Gattuso Edition
Rag bag by Anne Low is a daisy-shaped extruded stump made out of walnut that comes out of the wall on an angle. Nailed on to the end of the daisy are layers of hand woven and hand dyed silk and stamped paper, sourced from Low’s archive. The Gattuso Edition is generously supported by La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso.

Early bidders help support the artists and champion C Magazine! Join us on Wednesday, June 3rd at 6pm EST to bid online. We’ll also be streaming live during the launch, so you can ask about anything related to the auction!  6-9 PM EST at

The 16th Annual C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction features artworks generously donated by artists whose work reflects C Magazine’s mandate to provide a vital international forum devoted to the advancement of important conversations in contemporary art, led by Canadians. Funds raised at the C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction will directly support the publication of C Magazine and the presentation of related educational programming. C Magazine commissions more than 120 artists, writers and thinkers each year, and presents the work of hundreds more.

Ibrahim Abusitta
Lois Andison
Raymonde April
Sonny Assu
Ghazaleh Avarzamani
Omar Badrin
Trevor Baird
Jeff Bierk
Diane Borsato with JP King
Vanessa Brown
Paul Butler
Mark Clintberg
Jane Corrigan
Brandon Dalmer
Brett Despotovich
Brenda Draney
Michael Dumontier
Azadeh Elmizadeh
Embassy of Imagination
Scott Everingham
Sameer Farooq
nichola feldman-kiss
Brendan Flanagan
Dominique Fung
Ella Gonzales
Heather Goodchild
Rodney Graham
Claire Greenshaw
Maggie Groat  
Maureen Gruben
Meghan Harder
Alexa Hatanaka
Stefan Herda
Antonia Hirsch
Patrick Howlett
Lili Huston-Herterich
Luis Jacob
Laurie Kang
Parker Kay
Alexia Laferté Coutu
Eli Langer
Khan Lee
Katie Lyle
Qavavau Manumie
Caroline Monnet
Caroline Mousseau
Jennifer Murphy   
Shelley Niro
Robert O'Halloran
Emmanuel Osahor
Nick Ostoff
Luke Painter
Roula Partheniou
Ed Pien
Birthe Piontek
Geoffrey Pugen
Elise Rasmussen
Kelly Richardson
Scott Rogers
Claire Scherzinger
Brittany Shepherd
Fin Simonetti
Dana Slijboom   
Derek Sullivan
Orest Tataryn
Erdem Taşdelen
Alex Tedlie-Stursberg
Patrick Thompson
Haley Uyeda
Justin Waddell
Ben Walmsley
Syrus Marcus Ware
Shaheer Zazai

Charitable tax receipts are issued for donations and auction art purchases in excess of their market value by C The Visual Arts Foundation (charitable no. 88643 1162). Participating artists will also receive a portion of the sales.

This year’s auction is presented with the generous support of our sponsors, including La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso, Goring Family Foundation, Waddington’s Auctioneers and Appraisers, Superframe, Museumpros Art Services, Peter Estey Fine Art and Toronto Image Works

C Magazine is an international art quarterly devoted to promoting critical discussion about contemporary art. C Magazine is published by C The Visual Arts Foundation, a registered charitable organization established to present ideas, advance education and document contemporary visual art and artist culture. C acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

The Terms & Conditions of the C Magazine Auction differ from those of our auction host, Waddington’s ( For the C Magazine Auction, a buyer’s premium of 10% will be added to your invoice. No HST or other sales tax is applicable. C Magazine will invoice the buyer at the email they register with at Waddingtons. Buyers are responsible for shipping, C Magazine can provide shipping quotes based on location. Bidders are legally responsible for all bids that they have placed and all sales are final. Please review the full Terms & Conditions.

Questions? Please contact Kate