Jay Ahn


born in South Korea in 1979. After immigrating to Canada at age of 16, he studied at Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto and received a degree in Fine Arts. Studied Italian Renaissance Art in Florence between 2002 and 2003. Jay Ahn currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada.


2002 – 2003 OCAD Florence Off-Campus Program, Firenze, Italy

1998 – 2002 Fine Arts, Ontario College of Art & Design,Toronto

Selected Exhibitions
2011 TOAE – Best of 2010, FCP Gallery, Toronto

2010 Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
Genesis, McKay Art Centre, Markham
Toronto Outdoor Exhibition, Nathan Philips Square, Toronto
Queen West Art Crawl, Trinity BellwoodsPark, Toronto
Annual Walnut Exhibition, Walnut Art, Toronto

2009 Seven Deadly Sins – Lust, Beverly Owens Project Gallery, Toronto
Alluring My Senses, Arta Gallery, Toronto
Aftershow, Propeller Gallery, Toronto
Toronto Outdoor Exhibition, Toronto

2007 Head and Shoulders, Gallery S.P.I.N, Toronto
Yearbook, Gallery S.P.I.N, Toronto

2006 Hello Dolly!, Gallery S.P.I.N, Toronto
Commentaire Social, Galerie Bertossini, Toronto
Toronto Outdoor Exhibition, Toronto
New Paintings, Gallery Neubacher, Toronto
Raw Space, Galerie Bertossini, Toronto
Another World is Possible, Gallery Neubacher, Toronto

2003 Dentro dell’ imaginazione, Florence, Italy
Go West, LOOP Gallery, Toronto
OCAD Grad Exhibition, Toronto

2010 TOAE “Best in the Category” – Figurative Works Category

2009 Elizabeth Greenshields Grant

2003 Eric Freifield Scholarship

2002 Elenor Logan, the Rose of Cederdale Award

2002 Elizabeth Greenshields Grant

1998 Elizabeth Greenshields Grant