James Lahey

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“Once Cent Portrait, 1966,” 2020, print on paper, 20″ x 16″ (unframed dimensions)

About the Artist:

James Lahey is a Canadian artist living in Toronto where he maintains his studio. He is represented in galleries across Canada, Britain, and the United States where his work can be found in numerous private and public collections.

James completed his BFA at York University in 1984 with studies in Art and Architecture in Italy (1982) through a joint program with York University, Toronto and Lowell University, Massachusetts. He later held positions at The Art Gallery at Harbourfront, The Power Plant, The Art Gallery of Ontario, and Bruce Mau Design. Since 1998 James has concentrated exclusively on his painting practice.

In Autumn 2017, James Lahey mounted a solo exhibition “Made in Canada“ at Galerie de Bellefeuille’s new Toronto location. Through 2018, 2019 and 2020 James work was exhibited in group shows at the Nickel Galleries in Alberta,  the Kelowna Art Gallery in British Columbia, and the Ottawa Art Gallery in Ontario. One person exhibitions are planned for Vancouver and Toronto in 2022.

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