Aba Bayefsky: Views of Kensington Reception


Aba Bayefsky, CM (April 7, 1923 – May 5, 2001) was a Canadian artist and teacher. Bayefsky was born to a Jewish family in Toronto, Ontario, the second son of a Russian-born father and a Scottish-born mother. He studied at the Central Technical School. During his teens, he attended classes at the Children’s Art Centre of the Art Gallery of Ontario, where he was encouraged by such artists as Arthur Lismer, Erma Sutcliffe, Dorothy Medhurst, and A. Y. Jackson. He later studied at the Académie Julian.

Bayefsky enlisted in the RCAF in October, 1942, and was made a Flight Lieutenant. He was appointed an official war artist in December, 1944, assigned to depict airborne operations over north-west Europe. He made several paintings of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. After the war, he was an instructor at the Ontario College of Art.

 
DateWednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Phone

647.227.9911

Email

bayefsky.edra@gmail.com

Website

https://www.evensi.ca/page/kiever-synagogue/10051257432

Location

25 Bellevue Ave.

Aba Bayefsky: Views of Kensington Reception

The exhibition features 24 of Bayefsky’s paintings and drawings of Kensington life created over a span of 50 years.

Aba Bayefsky, CM (April 7, 1923 – May 5, 2001) was a Canadian artist and teacher. Bayefsky was born to a Jewish family in Toronto, Ontario, the second son of a Russian-born father and a Scottish-born mother.He studied at the Central Technical School. During his teens, he attended classes at the Children’s Art Centre of the Art Gallery of Ontario, where he was encouraged by such artists as Arthur Lismer, Erma Sutcliffe, Dorothy Medhurst, and A. Y. Jackson. He later studied at the Académie Julian.

Bayefsky enlisted in the RCAF in October, 1942, and was made a Flight Lieutenant. He was appointed an official war artist in December, 1944, assigned to depict airborne operations over north-west Europe. He made several paintings of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

After the war, he was an instructor at the Ontario College of Art. In 1958, he joined the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. In 1979, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. Throughout the late 1970s and early 1980s, Bayefsky maintained an interest in tattooing and produced a series of portraits of tattooed people from Toronto and Japan.

Exhibition Hours: 

Wednesdays: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Saturdays: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 

Sundays: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Until July 21st

For more information, please contact Edra Bayefsky,

Curator of the Aba Bayefsky Collection

+1.647.227.9911, 

bayefsky.edra@gmail.com

DateWednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Phone

647.227.9911

Email

bayefsky.edra@gmail.com

Website

https://www.evensi.ca/page/kiever-synagogue/10051257432

Location

25 Bellevue Ave.

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 Aba Bayefsky: Views of Kensington Reception
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Aba Bayefsky: Views of Kensington Reception

The exhibition features 24 of Bayefsky’s paintings and drawings of Kensington life created over a span of 50 years.

Aba Bayefsky, CM (April 7, 1923 – May 5, 2001) was a Canadian artist and teacher. Bayefsky was born to a Jewish family in Toronto, Ontario, the second son of a Russian-born father and a Scottish-born mother.He studied at the Central Technical School. During his teens, he attended classes at the Children’s Art Centre of the Art Gallery of Ontario, where he was encouraged by such artists as Arthur Lismer, Erma Sutcliffe, Dorothy Medhurst, and A. Y. Jackson. He later studied at the Académie Julian.

Bayefsky enlisted in the RCAF in October, 1942, and was made a Flight Lieutenant. He was appointed an official war artist in December, 1944, assigned to depict airborne operations over north-west Europe. He made several paintings of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

After the war, he was an instructor at the Ontario College of Art. In 1958, he joined the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. In 1979, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. Throughout the late 1970s and early 1980s, Bayefsky maintained an interest in tattooing and produced a series of portraits of tattooed people from Toronto and Japan.

Exhibition Hours: 

Wednesdays: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Saturdays: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 

Sundays: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Until July 21st

For more information, please contact Edra Bayefsky,

Curator of the Aba Bayefsky Collection

+1.647.227.9911, 

bayefsky.edra@gmail.com

Venue & Address: 
25 Bellevue Ave.
Website: 
https://www.evensi.ca/page/kiever-synagogue/10051257432
Email: 
bayefsky.edra@gmail.com
Phone: 
647.227.9911
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