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Suyin Wai

Artist member since 2018
Toronto, ON

"Every artist was first an amateur" - Ralph Waldo Emerson Born in Montreal, Quebec but, now lives in Toronto. She has been painting seriously for the past 4 years. Trained at George Brown College for Graphic Design but, ended up slaving away in the cubicle jungle in the financial service industry until she finally escaped. She began painting 2014 to balance out the cubicle culture that permeates our society. Suyin currently is in school full time at York University and pursues art as a hobby which she takes very seriously. Suyin’s art is mostly abstract influenced by many artists from Egon Schiel to Impressionism and everything in between including whimsical illustrations (Ralph Steadman is a favourite). She started with acrylics on wood or canvas but, later found that she prefers to use oil pastels and India ink on chalk paint painted either on paper or wood. She still sometimes uses acrylics but, often find mineral or chalk paint preferable.


Work

Percy's Choice
Suyin Wai
Toronto
  • 30" x 40" x 1.5"
  • BUY: $1348
man
Suyin Wai
Toronto
  • 24" x 36" x 1"
  • BUY: $600
SOLD Reflections from a Distance
Suyin Wai
Toronto
  • 30" x 40" x 1.5"
  • (Price unavailable)
Unavailable
SOLD ridiculam faciem
Suyin Wai
Toronto
  • 38" x 48" x 1"
  • TRY: $45.75 BUY: $915
Unavailable

Inside the Studio

MOST VIEWED
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Select Past Exhibitions
2018

Toronto, ON
DECA, Danforth East Art Fair

2018

Easty Lynn Park, Toronto
TOAE, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

2018

City Gallery, Crosslinx, Toronto
Art Crawl Exhibit

2018

TPL-Don Mills, Toronto
Library Exhibit

2017

Artisans as Work, Toronto
The Human Condition group exhibit

2017

Artisans at Work, Toronto
Alice group exhibit

2017

TPL-Leaside, Toronto
Library Exhibit

Accolades
2015

Selected
Digital Art Show @ ArtistTable

2015

Featured in Abstract Expressionism Collection via Saatchi OnlineFeat
Abstract Expressionism

2015

Featured in Abstract Collection via Saatchi Online
Abstract Collection

Education
1996

George Brown College
Graphic Design/Advertising

2012

Avenue Road Art School
Acrylic painting/drawing

2013

George Brown College
Communication Certificate

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