Toronto-born artist Brian Atyeo worked as an Architectural Illustrator in Western and Central Canada. In 1980, he turned his attention to painting full-time, exhibiting his original work in Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto. A career artist of more than 30 years, Atyeo is well-known for his ongoing series of Killarney and Algonquin paintings where many of the Group of Seven painted.
Atyeo is a respected teacher and conducts painting workshops across Canada. He is a member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour and the Ontario Society of Artists. His work is held in corporate, government and private collections internationally. He is an avid supporter of Ducks Unlimited, an organization with a rich tradition of wetland conservation for 75 years and now working to preserve waterfowl and wildlife for all Canadians.
Black Back Study, 2014 mixed media on board 10″ x 14″