Important Sketch by J.E.H. MacDonald Marks Early Example of Budding Friendship with Lawren Harris
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Tom Thomson, Jean Paul Riopelle, and a well-known work by Jock MacDonald Featured at Consignor’s Fall Live Auction on November 22nd (Toronto – November 7, 2016) – Following Consignor Canadian Fine Art’s highly successful live auction debut in May 2016 (that included a record-breaking sale of Lawren Harris’s Algoma Sketch 48), the auction house launches… Read more »

Consignor Announces Inaugural Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
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(Toronto – January 29, 2016) As Consignor Canadian Fine Art puts the finishing touches on plans for their spring season of auctions and events, they have announced that the Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art will be a live auction, taking place on May 31st in Toronto. The sale begins a new tradition for Consignor,… Read more »

Debut of Exceptional Works on Paper by Emily Carr & Jack Bush Featured in Consignor Spring Auction
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(Toronto – April 28, 2015) – On the heels of a much lauded Emily Carr retrospective exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario, lies directly across the street at Consignor Canadian Fine Art, a rare and exceptional earlier work by Carr that has never been seen before by the public. Arbutus Trees (1908), a 14.5”… Read more »

Two Works by Coveted Abstract Artist Jack Bush Set to Debut at Consignor Spring Auction
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Consignor Canadian Fine Art Exclusively Acquires Corporate Contemporary Art for its Semi-Annual Spring Auction TORONTO (For Immediate Release – April 30, 2014) – Consignor Canadian Fine Art is debuting several exciting works of art that will hit the auction block for the first time including two signature canvases by Jack Bush, Pink on Red –… Read more »

Looking Forward in 2014
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2013 was a monumental and exciting year for Consignor Canadian Fine Art.  In June, a partnership began between Rob Cowley, Ryan Mayberry and Lydia Abbott to take Consignor.ca, previously the online auction branch of Mayberry Fine Art, into a bricks-and-mortar business.  The vision of the new partnership was simple: to create a hybridized business model that… Read more »

Tech-Savvy Auction House Brings Canadian Fine Art To The Forefront of Innovation.
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Consignor Canadian Fine Art Launches Premiere Online Auction Event September 16 – 25 TORONTO (September 10, 2013) The drop of a gavel is being replaced by the press of a button. Buying and selling Canadian fine art is now user-friendly with Consignor Canadian Fine Art (consignor.ca), Canada’s newest auction house that bridges the gap between… Read more »

Get to Know Ryan!
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As with most industry websites, the Consignor site includes a section which features our professional biographies, however we feel they can often miss some of the funny and interesting facts that really help you get to know someone.  We asked Ryan Mayberry to complete the questionnaire below in order to provide some insight into his… Read more »

If You Build It, They Will Come
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Last evening we held our grand opening in Toronto.  As it was a very busy night in Toronto, including AGO First Thursdays and the opening night of TIFF, we were not sure what to expect.  You know how they say two is company and three is a crowd? Well… 150 is party worth blogging about. 

The Who, The What & The Why
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Consignor Canadian Fine Art is a boutique, online auction house with a dedicated preview and gallery space in downtown Toronto – across the street from the Art Gallery of Ontario.  It has been an exciting summer for the new team at Consignor. From our initial announcement, to opening our newly-renovated office, and collecting consignments for… Read more »