April 4, 2018
c magazine auction

Wednesday April 4
Preview at 6 pm
Live Auction at 7:30 pm

Public Preview
Saturday March 31
12-5 pm

Scrap Metal Gallery
11 Dublin Street unit E Rear, Toronto
An accessible space
The first 50 ticket purchasers receive the C Auction Edition, Dreams Caught by Ursula Johnson, a commercially produced dreamcatcher kit assembled according to manufacturer instructions and accompanied by a printed tag and naturally dyed yarn from The Indian Truckhouse of High Art. The C Auction Edition is generously supported by 

The 14th Annual C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction includes more than 50 artworks generously donated by artists whose work reflects C Magazine’s mandate to advance critical discourse and education concerning contemporary art.

Join us on Wednesday April 4th at Scrap Metal Gallery for the live auction with auctioneer Perry Tung, courtesy of Bonhams Canada and art framing by Superframe. The gala reception features catering by Les Louises, open bar with Grolsch beer and wines selected by Midfield Winebar. The 2018 C Magazine Auction is presented by our Lead Sponsors BMO Financial Group and Julia + Gilles Ouellette, Artists’ Sponsor The Kavelman-Fonn Foundation and our event sponsors and donors.

Funds raised at the C Magazine Auction directly support the publication of C Magazine and the presentation of related educational programming. C Magazine commisions art writing and projects from more than 100 contributors each year, presenting the work of hundreds of artists, curators and art professionals. Charitable donation receipts will be issued by C The Visual Arts Foundation to purchasers who bid in excess of the estimated value, and participating artists will also receive a portion of the sales.

With work by Marvin Luvualu Antonio, Omar Badrin, Dean Baldwin, Steven Beckly, Jordan Bennett, Paul Butler, Liam Crockard, Chris Curreri, John Edmonds, Nicolas Fleming, Jeneen Frei Njootli, Insoon Ha, Jason de Haan, Kara Hamilton, Jérôme Havre, Lee Henderson, Hanna Hur, Oliver Husain, Mark Igloliorte, Kelly Jazvac, Anique Jordan, Allison Katz, Karen Kraven, Jeremy Laing, Tristram Lansdowne, Derek Liddington, Zachari Logan, Gareth Long, Maegan Rose Mehler, Hazel Meyer, Darby Milbrath, Esmaa Mohamoud, Tegan Moore, Jennifer Murphy, Juan Ortiz-Apuy, Veronika Pausova, Rajni Perera, Celia Perrin Sidarous, Ed Pien, Jeanie Riddle, Nicolas Sassoon, Rachelle Sawatsky, Jennifer Rose Sciarrino, Walter Scott, Dana Slijboom, Erdem Tasdelen, geetha thurairajah, Alex Turgeon, Haley Uyeda, Rhonda Weppler & Trevor Mahovsky, Jacob Robert Whibley and Tania Willard.

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We are grateful for the support of the artists and their respective galleries, C Magazine readers and auction patrons, volunteers, and interns.

Joyce & Alec Monro

Auction Co-Chairs
Karie Liao, Katie Lyle

Auction Advisory Committee
Gesta Abols, Christina De Marchi, Rick Hiebert, Karie Liao, Frances Loeffler, Robert Mitchell, Stacey Sharpe, Susan Walker Dime, Carlos Yep, Juliana Zalucky

Auction Art Selection Committee
Kari Cwynar, Karie Liao, Frances Loeffler, Katie Lyle, Kate Monro, Michael Prokopow, Asad Raza, Daniella Sanader, Evelyn Salvarinas

Auction Event Manager
Maxine Proctor

Auction Interns
Elora Crawford, Alessia Dowhaniuk, Theresa Wang

Auction Catalogue
Raf Rennie                  Designer

C Magazine Staff   
Kari Cwynar                Editor
Kate Monro                 Publisher
Raf Rennie                  Designer

C The Visual Arts Foundation
Kate Monro                 Executive Director

Board of Directors
Gesta Abols, Christina De Marchi, Karie Liao, Frances Loeffler, Katie Lyle, Michael Prokopow, Asad Raza, Evelyn Salvarinas, Daniella Sanader, Dory Smith

This year’s auction is presented with the generous support of La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso for the C Auction Edition, Lead Sponsors BMO Financial Group and Julia + Gilles Ouellette, our Artists’ Sponsor The Kavelman-Fonn Foundation, donors Joyce & Alec Monro and our event sponsors Axa Insurance Company, Bonhams Canada, Chair-man Mills, Grolsch, Les Louises Fine Food, Midfield Winebar & Tavern, Museumpros Art Services, Sonic Print, Superframe and Toronto Image Works.

Questions? Contact Kate Monro, Publisher info@cmagazine.com

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. Support C Magazine by making a donation at canadahelps.org. Charitable no. 88643 1162