Aba Bayefsky's Japanese Tattoo Art exhibition in Toronto

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Aug 202211 Sep 20228
10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Joseph D Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre
901 Lawrence Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario

We invite you to experience this extraordinary collection of paintings from the artist's Japanese Tattoo series and Italian series, created during the 1970s and 1980s. 

Aba Bayefsky was a Toronto artist (1923-2001) was a Toronto-based artist who began drawing at the age of 16 in Kensington Market. He became an official War Artist with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) in 1944 and an instructor at the Ontario College of Art (now Ontario College of Art and Design University) from 1957 to 1989, influencing and inspiring generations of Canadian artists. Bayefsky was appointed to the Order of Canada in 1979.

Gallery hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. (416) 789-7011 ex. 248 or cultural@villacharities.com

Please join us for a closing reception on

Wednesday, September 7th


Light refreshments will be served



(647) 227-0011


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