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Watch artists compete to capture Canada's iconic landscapes, Fridays at 9pm or streaming now on CBC Gem.

Watch artists compete to capture Canada's iconic landscapes, Fridays at 9pm or streaming now on CBC Gem

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In Landscape Artist of the Year Canada artists go compete to capture Canada's iconic landscapes. 2:05

Hosted by Sook-Yin Lee, and streaming now on CBC Gem, Landscape Artist of the Year Canada brings together the country's top professional and amateur artists in a battle of the brushes to see who can best capture the country's most iconic landscapes, from gorgeous farmland to an epic view made famous by the Group of Seven.

Working in their own mediums and using their own supplies, each week a new set of artists create their own rendition of the landscape in front of them in only four hours.

Each week, two finalists — chosen by expert judges Marc Mayer, former director of the National Gallery of Canada, and Joanne Tod, award-winning artist and educator — move on to the series finale where they can win the $10,000 grand prize and have their work put on display at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.

Across four episodes, this series celebrates the diversity of Canadian landscapes and the artists who bring them to life. Stream Landscape Artist of the Year Canada now on CBC Gem.

Landscape Artist of the Year Canada host Sook-Yin Lee and painter Laura Zerebeski. (CBC Arts)

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