McLaughlin Gallery Art Auction

RMG Exposed was truly Out of this World. More than $30,000 was raised by 350 enthusiastic patrons at Oshawa’s McLaughlin Gallery who bid generously on 50 photographic images. The highest bid was $3,500 for this photograph by David Bastedo: a hat worn by The Hip’s Gord Downie.

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Gord Downie’s Hat by David Bastedo

I am honored that, for the fourth consecutive year, one of my photographs has been selected by jurors for this fundraiser. Monies raised support art outreach programs for students at local schools.

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These people are looking at the woman beside me who has just bid $3000 for Gord Downie’s hat!
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Arts educator Charlotte Hale at the podium.