Celebrate Canada 150 and support the BCU Foundation Canada 150 Fund by joining us at the Canada 150: Building the Ukrainian Story Gala & Live Auction. The event features a live auction of collectable artwork and exceptional experiences. Some of our auction items are listed below.

The full auction catalogue will be available soon. Stay tuned!

A SELECTION OF AUCTION ITEMS:

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Midday

by Ihor Andriyiv (1957 – )

acrylic on canvas

23 x 28”

Estimated value $1,200

Ihor Andriyiv was born in Ukraine, where he studied in prestigious art schools. His work is part of the collection at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa.    

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Rebirth

by Ihor Andriyiv (1957 – )

acrylic on canvas

36 x 30”

Estimated value $2,500

Ihor Andriyiv was born in Ukraine, where he studied in prestigious art schools. His work is part of the collection at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa.    

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La Famille d’une Forme  | 1963

by Aleksandr Archipenko (1887 – 1964)

Lithograph

30 x 22”

Estimated value $2,500 – 2,750

Born in Ukraine, Aleksandr Archipenko lived in Paris, where he exhibited alongside Picasso. His work is known throughout Europe, the Unites States and Canada.    

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Etude #2

by Andrij Babytsch (1921 – )

Oil on canvas

10 x 12”

Estimated value $350 – 400

Andrij Babytsch is a well-known Ukrainian artist who has made Toronto his home. He works in oil & pastel; his subjects are portraits and landscapes.    

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Homestead Scene  1972

by Ivan Belsky (1923 – 2003)

oil on board

9 x 12”

Estimated value $750

Ivan Belsky is a well known Ukrainian artist in Canada. His monumental work in Canada include icon paintings  for St. Josaphat Cathedral (Toronto) and St. Mary Dormition Church (Toronto)    

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Almost Too Dark to Play

by Peter Shostak (1943 – )

oil on canvas

8 x 10”

Estimated value $1595

Much of Peter Shostak’s work reflects his memories of growing up in the prairies. In recognition of his outstanding exemplary contribution to Canada and the Ukrainian Canadian community he is a recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubliee Medal and the Taras Shevchenko Medal.

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St. Laurent Bear

by Christopher Griffin (1966- )

mixed media on canvas

37 x 48”

Estimated value $3000

Christopher Griffin’s work is on display at Rideau Hall and in numerous public installations.

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Girl in Sunglasses,  6/265   1982

by Paul Demeda

lithograph

11 x 15 ½”

Estimated value $125

This print was selected for the Canadian Museum of Civilization 1991  exhibition – Art and Ethnicity: The Ukrainian Tradition in Canada.

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Doors   24/50,  1964

by Jacques Hnizdovsky (1915-1985)

woodcut on paper

6 x 5”

Estimated value $800-900

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Nailbiter

by Natalka Husar (1951- )

oil on rag board

16 x 10 ½”

Estimated value $6500

Natalka Husar’s paintings are included in the collections of many museums and galleries; most notably the Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Gallery of Canada.

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Archangel Mychail

by Pavlo Lopata (1945- )

egg tempera on board

19 x 9½  ”

Estimated value $1000

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Still Life (unsigned)

Mykola Nedilko (1902-1979)

oil on canvas

21 x 28”

Estimated value $1500

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In the words of T. Shevchenko…

3/100,  1987

by Ivan Ostafiychuk (1940 – )

lithograph

8 x 9 ½ ”

Estimated value $400-500

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Girls by the Stream

by Gregoire Tkacz (1918 – 2002)

oil on canvas

9½ x 7½ ”

Estimated value $1000

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Girls Under a Tree

by Gregoire Tkacz (1918 – 2002)

oil on canvas

9½ x 7”

Estimated value $1000

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Her Dancing Ribbons 33/50

by Olga Kornavitch-Tomlinson

lithograph

22 x 16”

Estimated value $600

This print was selected for the collection at the Canadian Museum of History.

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Whisper of Mortality 1974

by Roman Turczyn

digital composition

14 x 24”

Estimated value $450