Bidding is open: 18th Annual C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction

Online Auction
Silent Auction
Opens 9 September, 6:00 PM EDT
Closes 20 September, 9:30 PM EDT

Advance Bidding for Live Auction
Opens 9 September, 6:00 PM EDT
Ends 20 September, 12:00 PM EDT

Online Bidding & Tickets
auction.cmagazine.com

Live Auction Event
20 September 2022
72 Perth Avenue, Toronto
5:30 PM Doors Open
7:00 PM Live Auction

$150 Single Ticket
$500 Group of Four


Online bidding for the 18th Annual C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction closes tomorrow! There is only one day left to bid on silent auction artworks, available exclusively online, before Tuesday, September 20th at 9:30pm EDT. Advanced bidding for works in the Live Auction ends online September 20th at 12:00pm EDT, to resume at 7:00pm with in-person paddle bidding at the event. Bid now to support C Magazine and the artists!

How to register to bid online: Create an account by clicking on “sign up,” “log in,” or by initiating a bid on a lot at auction.cmagazine.com. You must save a credit card in your account to bid online. 

Image: LOT 31 (Silent): Bridget Moser, ‘two photos of large rubber pale pastel sculptures of melting Crocs and their corresponding parts in a dim light-toned bathroom taken with flash,’ 2022.

The online and live auctions feature over 60 artworks generously donated by artists whose work reflects our mandate to provide a forum for Canadian-led conversations in contemporary art. Funds raised will directly support the online and print publication of the magazine and related educational programming. C Magazine commissions more than 120 artists, writers, and thinkers each year and presents the work of hundreds more. Advance ticket purchasers and online bidders receive The Gattuso Edition; Tortoise Egg by Eunice Luk is a gift generously supported by La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso. Each Live Auction ticket includes complimentary food, bar, and a subscription to C Magazine.

Images: LOT 43 (Live): Jin-me Yoon, ‘Spread/Spread Out,’ 2021. LOT 45 (Live): Kevin Schmidt, ‘Excess Dispersion #6,’ 2022.

We also invite you to join us for the Live Auction on Tuesday, September 20th at 72 Perth Avenue. Doors open at 5:30 PM and bidding will begin at 7:00 PM.

Bidding at the Live Auction: A credit card will be required to secure a paddle. Save time when you arrive by saving your credit card when you buy a ticket online (Live Auction purchases will not be charged to your card automatically). Be sure to bring your cell phone to the event!

Remote Bidding: If you wish to bid in the Live Auction by phone or place an absentee bid, please contact Kate at auction@cmagazine.com before Tuesday, September 20th at 12:00pm EDT.

This year’s auction includes work by Jen Aitken, Pardiss Amerian, Shuvinai Ashoona, Ghazaleh Avarzamani, Nabil Azab, Khadija Aziz, Steven Beckly, Nour Bishouty, Amanda Boulos, Michelle Bui, Bill Burns, Robin Cameron, Tammi Campbell, Christie Carrière, Jennifer Carvalho, Sean Caulfield, Common Accounts, Adrienne Crossman, Patrick Cruz, Randy Lee Cutler, Jess Dobkin, Elicser Elliott, Laura Findlay, Andrew Harding, Alexa Hawksworth, Tom Hsu, Kelly Jazvac, Aaron Jones, Kablusiak, Russna Kaur, Katie Kotler, Karen Kraven, Christopher Lacroix, Jeremy Laing, Jimmy Limit, Garrett Lockhart, Alvin Luong, Katie Lyle, Jenine Marsh, Pamila Matharu, Abby McGuane, Hazel Meyer, John Monteith, Julie Moon, Bridget Moser, Zinnia Naqvi, Oluseye, Emmanuel Osahor, Roula Partheniou, Karishma Pranjivan, Dana Qaddah, Sona Safaei-Sooreh, Kevin Schmidt, Chrysanne Stathacos, Jessica Thalmann, Althea Thauberger, Jeff Thomas, Mary Tremonte, Hajra Waheed, Amanda White, John Will, and Jin-me Yoon.

Presented with the generous support of La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso for the Gattuso Edition, Castlepoint Numa for 72 Perth Avenue, Cowley Abbott for auctioneer services provided by Perry Tung, Akasha Art Projects, Akau Framing & Art, Griffin Art Delivery, The Kalaman Group, Museumpros Art Services, Smokestack, and Superframe; plus Akimbo and Waddington’s for promotion.


Charitable tax receipts are issued by C The Visual Arts Foundation (charitable no. 88643 1162) for the portion of an auction art purchase in excess of their estimated market value, and for tickets, less $50 per attendee. Participating artists will also receive a portion of the sales. Please read the full terms and conditions.

72 Perth Avenue is an accessible AODA-compliant building.

Questions? Please contact auction@cmagazine.com

C Magazine is an international publication devoted to promoting critical discussion about contemporary art. C Magazine is published in print three times per year and online 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. Visit cmagazine.com to learn more and read the publication.

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