Artists for Water: A Fundraiser for Swim Drink Fish


left: Shuvinai Ashoona, Tentacles, Lithograph (ed. 13/50), Courtesy of Feheley Fine Arts
right: Edward Burtynsky, Natural Order #28, Grey County, Ontario, Pigment inkjet on Kodak professional photo paper (ed. 1/6), Courtesy of Edward Burtynsky and Nicholas Metivier Gallery

Artists for Water: A Fundraiser for Swim Drink Fish

Swim Drink Fish is excited to announce that our annual 2021 Gala Auction is going virtual, featuring a stellar collection of works by 28 leading Canadian artists in our Artists for Water online auction. Click here to browse the gallery.

Every dollar raised at Artists for Water supports our work in making the world’s waters swimmable, drinkable, and fishable.


  • Auction is open for bidding! Click here to register + bid!
  • Bidding closes on March 4
  • Artists for Water livestream event on March 4 at 8:00pm EST, featuring musical performances, interviews with artists, and a behind-the-scenes look at the work of Swim Drink Fish! Click here to register

Be on the lookout for the Artists for Water video series! Visit daily to watch fantastic videos featuring our participating artists talking about their art and their connection to water.

Thank you to our participating artists!
Ljubodrag Andric, Melanie Authier, Stephen Andrews, Shuvinai Ashoona, Paul Béliveau, Edward Burtynsky, Nathan Eugene Carson, Chief Lady Bird, Dana Claxton, Martine Côté, Susan Dobson, Steve Driscoll, Mel Gausden, Joseph Hartman, Joshua Jensen-Nagle, James Lahey, Carolyn Livingston, Alex McLeod, Laura Millard, Kent Monkman, Dawna Mueller, Brian Poli-Dixon, Reinhard Reitzenstein, Andrew Rucklidge, Tyler Toews, Michael Toole, Carol Wainio, and Jane Waterous.


left: Dana Claxton, Red on Red: Ode to Gramsci 13, Inkjet print (AP), Courtesy of Dana Claxton
right: Melanie Authier, Bird in Palm, Oil on canvas, Courtesy of Melanie Authier and Georgia Scherman Projects


About Swim Drink Fish
Founded in 2001, Swim Drink Fish is a Canadian charity working for a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future. By blending science, law, education, and storytelling with technology, we empower millions of people to know and safeguard their waters.

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