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Ted Colyer was born in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1947. Upon graduating from Mt. Allison University in Fine Arts he went to Japan to further his studies in traditional Japanese woodblock techniques. In 1975 he began his professional career as a painter and printmaker and remained in Japan for 17 years. In 1988 he returned to Canada and currently resides in Vancouver, B.C.

Painting Collections Include:
Prince & Princess Takamado
Canadian Embassy, Tokyo
Yamatane Museum
Chiyoda Corporation
Toshiba Chemical Co., Ltd.
Metal Art Corporation
Owens Art Gallery, 
Mount Allison University, Canada
Davis & Company
Tenshodo, Ginza
Koyasu Group Company Ltd., Tokyo
Notre Dame Museum, Canada 
CIBC Tokyo,
Mitsubishi Bank Toronto
Northern Telecom Tokyo
ASIJ Tokyo
G.M. Hicks Insurance, Vancouver
Watson Dauphinee & Masuch, Vancouver
Credential Group, Vancouver
Nikkei Heritage Centre, Vancouver
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Vancouver

Acadia University Art Gallery - 
50 woodblocks in permanent collection

xhibition History:

Solo Exhibitions  Azuma Gallery, Seattle, 1998
University of British Columbia , Asian Centre, 1996
Acadia University Art Gallery 1996, 1986
The Canadian Embassy Gallery, Tokyo 1995
Mitsukoshi Gallery, Tokyo 1993
Gallery Kabutoya, Tokyo 1979-91
Sogetsu Kaikan Gallery, Tokyo 1987
Three Cranes Gallery, Philadelphia 1987
Genkan Gallery, American Club, Tokyo 1979
Kanda's Gallery, Okinawa, Misawa, Tokyo 1975-78
Joint Exhibitions

The Verne Collection Inc., Cleveland, 1998-
Works on Paper - New York, 1998-
Chicago Art and Antique Show, 1998-
Washington International Fine Print Fair, 1998-
Arts of Pacific Asia  San Francisco, 1998-
The Print Fair - New York, 1998-
Arts of Pacific Asia - Los Angeles, 1998-
Cleveland Museum of Art Print Fair, 1998-
Yoseido Gallery, Yokohama 1980
Japan Print Association 1975-77
Kato Gallery, Tokyo 1979-87
CWAJ 1976-2003
Art'78 Washington, D.C. 1978

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