Wayne was born in Toronto and is a self-taught artist who began drawing at an early age. In 1983, he attended Humber College Graphic Design Program. After graduating in 1985, Wayne worked as a graphic artist for a few years. In 1988, he began painting full time, and has done various commercial work, including novel covers, book illustrations and other advertisements. Wayne published his first limited edition reproduction in 1988, entitled “Reflections of the Past”.
Most of Wayne’s paintings are done with acrylics, although he sometimes uses oils, watercolours or gouache. Wayne paints various sized works mostly on canvas, masonite or illustration board. His subject matter covers a wide variety of areas, as seen in his painting “Toronto St.”
Wayne works from his studio just outside Toronto, and is currently represented at the Westmount Gallery in Toronto and Koyman Galleries in Ottawa.
EDUCATION: Humber College – Adv & Graphic Design
AWARDS & HONOURS:
One of Wayne’s paintings is part of the 2019 Lang Art Calendar “Home and Away”. It is the May image, as well as being featured on the cover.
For 2020, 2021 and 2022, Wayne has a calendar showcasing his work published by the Delafield Calendar Co.
PRINT PUBLICATIONS: Access Fine Art
PUBLICATIONS FEATURING ARTWORK:
2023 Calendar coming soon
2022 Delafield Calendar Co. “At the Water’s Edge” featuring Wayne’s art
2021 Delafield Calendar Co. “At the Water’s Edge” featuring Wayne’s art
2020 Delafield Calendar Co. “At the Water’s Edge” featuring Wayne’s art
2019 Lang Art Calendar “Home and Away” – May image and featured on cover
Winter 2006/2007 issue of Magazine Art
International Artist Magazine
Westmount Gallery 1996, 1999, 2001, April 2016
Masterpieces in Miniature Invitational Art Show 2007-2021 inclusive