BMO Financial Group

BMO Financial Group

September 03, 2014 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: 12th Annual BMO 1st Art! Exhibition

- Graduating student artists from across Canada will display their award-winning work at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) in Toronto from October 2 to 26, 2014

- Media and industry invited to launch event on Wednesday, October 1, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 3, 2014) - The BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition celebrates the creativity and diversity of Canadian art students, and recognizes the exceptional work of graduating student artists chosen from eligible post-secondary institutions nationwide. Twelve regional award-winning works, and one national winner, will be exhibited this October at Toronto's MOCCA gallery.The winning pieces can also be viewed on BMO Financial Group's website here.

What: BMO 1ST Art! Exhibition 2014
An exhibition of original award-winning works of art by graduating student artists from across Canada at MOCCA
Who: Winners of the BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition 2014
One national winner and 12 regional winners
When: Media launch Wednesday, October 1, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Exhibit opens to the public October 2 to October 26, 2014
Where: Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA)
952 Queen Street West, Toronto
Admission to the gallery is FREE. For hours and gallery information visit

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services organization based in North America. The bank offers a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers. BMO Financial Group had total assets exceeding $586 billion and approximately 47,000 employees at July 31, 2014.

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