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 four 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 is currently in school full time at York University and pursues art as a hobby 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 preferred to use oil pastels and India ink on chalk paint painted on paper or wood. She still sometimes uses acrylics but often finds mineral or chalk paint preferable.


Percy's Choice
Suyin Wai
  • 30" x 40" x 1.5"
  • $2000 buy
Together Alone
Suyin Wai
  • 30" x 40" x 1.5"
  • $1900 buy
what's left behind
Suyin Wai
  • 24" x 36" x 1"
  • $1100 buy
SOLD ridiculam faciem
Suyin Wai
  • 38" x 48" x 1"
  • $915 buy — $46 try

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Select Past Exhibitions

Toronto, ON
DECA, Danforth East Art Fair


Easty Lynn Park, Toronto
TOAE, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition


City Gallery, Crosslinx, Toronto
Art Crawl Exhibit


TPL-Don Mills, Toronto
Library Exhibit


Artisans as Work, Toronto
The Human Condition group exhibit


Artisans at Work, Toronto
Alice group exhibit


TPL-Leaside, Toronto
Library Exhibit


Digital Art Show @ ArtistTable


Featured in Abstract Expressionism Collection via Saatchi OnlineFeat
Abstract Expressionism


Featured in Abstract Collection via Saatchi Online
Abstract Collection


George Brown College
Graphic Design/Advertising


Avenue Road Art School
Acrylic painting/drawing


George Brown College
Communication Certificate

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