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 »
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We did it! Last night we hit 500 likes on Facebook! This milestone means a great deal to us as we have been working hard to create original content (such as videos, blog posts, photos and updates) and the “likes” provide us with direct and positive feedback.
Rob regularly donates his time to conduct auctions for charitable purposes. Below is a video of Rob acting as auctioneer for this year’s ORT Art Auction at Toronto’s TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning.
TORONTO (For Immediate Release) – A rare 100-year-old portrait by Tom Thomson is going up for auction online. Consignor Canadian Fine Art says Daydreaming is a portrait of artist Thoreau MacDonald, the son of Group of Seven member J.E.H. MacDonald. The auction house dates the work to sometime between 1913-1915, a few years before Thomson’s… Read more »
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 »
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.
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 »
WINNIPEG (Ashley Prest, Winnipeg Free Press) Winnipeg art dealer and gallery owner Ryan Mayberry has stepped into the online-auction side of the business as a partner in Consignor Canadian Fine Art. The new company, which will officially open its doors Aug. 1, will be located in Toronto across the street from the Art Gallery of… Read more »
just months after sotheby’s canada announced its departure from the world of canadian fine art auctions, a new tech-forward auction house has announced its plans to step-up and take some of the action. consignor canadian fine art, which will officially open its doors on august 1st, is a partnership between rob cowley (former vice president… Read more »