BMO 1st Prize Regional Winner for BC

Congratulations to recent graduate David Ezra Wang (BFA 2019) who is the regional winner (BC) of the BMO 1st Art Prize with his work Practicum (video, audio, 7 minutes 51 seconds).

Each regional winner received $7,500.

Each year, BMO 1st Art! invites deans and instructors from 110 undergraduate art programs across Canada to nominate three students from each of their studio specialties to submit a recent work. A selection committee then reviews the submissions.

The selection committee this year consisted of Melanie Colosimo, director/curator, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Nova Scotia; Francisco-Fernando Granados, faculty, OCAD University, Ontario; Marie-Eve Beaupré, curator, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Quebec; and cheyanne turions, curator, SFU Galleries, British Columbia.

A virtual exhibition featuring all of this year’s recognized works is online.