RBC Art Collection Highlight: Traveller 6 by Rajni Perera
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“A Stranger to Myself” by Katie Lyle was acquired from the artist’s solo exhibition at Erin Stump Projects, “An Ear in a Pond.”
RBC has been a longstanding supporter of the visual art community, and deeply values the role of artists as innovators within their communities.
The RBC Art Collection
Artwork is acquired and installed with a focus on creating and inspiring cross-generational conversations. Through ongoing loans of the collection, as well as actively sharing our collection with employees and clients, we celebrate the evolving threads and narratives that explore and redefine Canadian art.
Support of the Visual Arts
Art Gallery of Ontario
RBC is a proud Signature Partner of the Art Gallery of Ontario. RBC supports the AGO’s Artist-In-Residence Program, AGO First Thursdays, select major Exhibitions, and Art Bash.
RBC has been a Presenting Sponsor of Art Toronto, Canada’s leading Modern and Contemporary Art Fair, for more than 10 years. The partnership demonstrates our commitment to the arts in Canada and abroad.
For over two decades RBC has supported Canadian Art and its publication, working collaboratively to identify, support, and celebrate Canada’s emerging visual art talent.
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
With support from the RBC Emerging Artists Project, The Bill Reid Gallery offers mentorship, training and showcase opportunities for Indigenous artists.
National Gallery of Canada
RBC supports the National Gallery of Canada’s Canadian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, creating a platform for Canadian artists as they emerge on an international stage.
RBC Emerging Artists Project
Through RBC Emerging Artists Project, overseen by the RBC Foundation, we support programming that aims to bridge the gap from emerging to established. We do this by working with charitable partners to provide mentorship, extended education, awards and opportunities for artists to showcase their talent worldwide.