Sylvia Tait

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Sylvia Tait is an established and celebrated Canadian painter and printmaker, born in Montreal. She studied for four years at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts under Arthur Lismer, Jacques de Tonnancoeur, and Eldon Grier. There, Tait received three scholarships, the Top Student Award and Honour Diploma.

Since the late 1950s, Tait has exhibited across North America in solo and group shows, and has been represented by Bau-Xi Gallery since 1977. Her paintings are in private, corporate and public collections in Germany, Switzerland, France, the USA, Mexico, Ecuador, UAE, Hong Kong, Japan, South Asia and Canada.

Selected collections include: Musée de l'Art Contemporaine, Quebec; Vancouver Art Gallery, BC; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba; the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria; Gordon and Marion Smith Art Gallery; Canadian Music Centre, Toronto and Vancouver; Simon Fraser University, BC; UBC Collection; St. Paul’s, VGH, and Lions Gate Hospitals, BC; Burnaby Art Gallery, BC; West Vancouver Art Museum, BC; Provincial and City ART Collections; Royal Bank of Canada; Toronto Dominion Bank; Pan Pacific Developments; and the Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa.

Sylvia Tait won the international art competition for the new Aquatic Center in West Vancouver, BC with AquaScapes, an art piece of enormous proportions. She was also commissioned to create 900 banners for the City of Vancouver and the City of Richmond. Most recently, she was commissioned to create a limited edition fine art print for the West Vancouver Art Museum's Artist Editions Program, the proceeds of which will benefit the WVAM.

Sylvia Tait has lived and worked on Vancouver’s North Shore since 1968.

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40 X 30 in. - $4,574.00
Sylvia Tait artwork 'Circuits' available at Bau-Xi Gallery Vancouver
52 X 40 in. - $7,132.00
Break-Away II
48 X 36 in. - $6,047.00
Sylvia Tait - Quintet, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
36 X 48 in. - $6,047.00
Saturday's Song
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38 X 25.75 in.
Sylvia Tait artwork 'Muted Scales And Chords' available at Bau-Xi Gallery Vancouver
30 X 22.75 in. - $2,714.00
Night Sounds
40 X 26 in. - $4,032.00
Summer Notes
41 X 29.5 in. - $4,652.00
Wind Song
41 X 29.5 in. - $4,652.00
Time Piece
35 X 23 in. - $3,256.00
Composition with Magenta
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26 X 40 in. - $4,032.00
Cypress Road
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30 X 44.5 in. - $5,427.00
Duet 1&2
30 x 22 in. - $2,714.00
Sylvia Tait - Letters and Attachments, Acrylic on Archival Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
41.5 X 29.75 in. - $4,652.00
Sylvia Tait - Music Piece - Agitato, Acrylic on Archival Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
22 x 30 in. - $2,714.00
Now Is The Time
22 x 30 in. - $2,714.00
Tomorrow
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29.5 X 41 in. - $4,652.00
Passacaglia-Street Talk
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20.5 X 26 in. - $2,714.00
Anthologies 1
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20.5 X 26 in. - $2,714.00
Anthologies 2
20.5 X 26 in. - $2,714.00
Anthologies 3
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20.5 X 26 in.
Anthologies 4
20.5 X 26 in.
Anthologies 7
20.5 X 26 in. - $2,714.00
Anthologies 8
20.5 X 26 in. - $2,714.00
Anthologies 9
19.75 X 25.75 in. - $2,714.00
Sylvia Tait artwork 'Anthologies 10' available at Bau-Xi Gallery Vancouver
20 X 26 in. - $2,714.00
Sylvia Tait artwork 'Anthologies 11' available at Bau-Xi Gallery Vancouver
20.5 X 26 in. - $2,714.00
Sylvia Tait artwork 'Anthologies 12' available at Bau-Xi Gallery Vancouver
20.5 X 30 in. - $2,559.00
Sylvia Tait - Music Is, Mixed Media on Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
26 X 20 in. - $2,249.00
Sylvia Tait - Variations on a Theme-June, Acrylic on Archival Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Sylvia Tait - Variations on a Theme-July, Acrylic on Archival Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
41.5 X 29.75 in. - $4,652.00
Sylvia Tait - Blocking Voices, Acrylic on Archival Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
41.5 X 29.75 in. - $4,652.00
Sylvia Tait - Passagalia, Acrylic on Archival Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
41.25 X 29.75 in. - $4,652.00
Sylvia Tait - Talking Blocks, Acrylic on Archival Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
41.5 X 29.75 in. - $4,652.00
Sylvia Tait - Talking Boxes and Whispers, Acrylic on Archival Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
48 X 36 in. - $6,047.00
Sylvia Tait - Variations on a Theme-With a C, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
41 x 29.75 in. - $4,652.00
Sylvia Tait - Suite Pour La Nuit, Acrylic on Archival Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
41.5 x 29.75 in. - $4,652.00
Sylvia Tait - Repertoire, Acrylic on Archival Paper, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
36 X 34 in. - $4,652.00
Sylvia Tait - Blackbird Song, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
33.8 X 35.8 in. - $4,845.00
Sylvia Tait - A Season of Connections, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
39 x 60 in. - $7,908.00
Sylvia Tait - Coming from Away, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
48 X 84 in. - $11,939.00
Sylvia Tait - Westcoast Suite, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
60 x 20 in. - $4,342.00
Sylvia Tait - Diary of a Traveller - Monday, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
60 x 20 in. - $4,342.00
Sylvia Tait - Diary of a Traveller - Tuesday, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
60 X 20 in. - $4,342.00
Sylvia Tait - Diary of a Traveller Wednesday, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
60 X 20 in. - $4,342.00
Sylvia Tait - Diary of a Traveller Thursday, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
60 x 20 in. - $4,342.00
Sylvia Tait - Diary of a Traveller - Friday, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
36 X 48 in. - $6,047.00
Passages and Pathways
36 X 48 in. - $6,047.00
Sylvia Tait - The Green and Blue of Things, Oil on Canvas, Unframed,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
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