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About

At the tender age of nine, Toronto-based illustrator Adrian Hayles discovered the expressive nature of the visual arts. With his continued artistic development, illustration became his deepest passion and talent. His desire to learn and absorb from his surroundings led him on a personal creative journey. As a graduate of the Graphic Design program at Humber College with over 10 years of working experience behind him, Adrian has established his place in Toronto’s modern art community. His style is provocative and inspiring and defies categorization.

Blurring the lines between graffiti and ultra realism, Adrian’s voice and vision is instantly
Identifiable. His works include countless portraits and illustrations for various magazines and collaborations with the City of Toronto to develop murals for vacant community spaces.

In September 2008, Adr…

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  • Male
  • Born on December 3
  • Joined May 18, 2014

Favorite materials

Spray Paint, Oil Paint, Acrylic Paint, Digital Art, Graphite, Ink

About

At the tender age of nine, Toronto-based illustrator Adrian Hayles discovered the expressive nature of the visual arts. With his continued artistic development, illustration became his deepest passion and talent. His desire to learn and absorb from his surroundings led him on a personal creative journey. As a graduate of the Graphic Design program at Humber College with over 10 years of working experience behind him, Adrian has established his place in Toronto’s modern art community. His style is provocative and inspiring and defies categorization.

Blurring the lines between graffiti and ultra realism, Adrian’s voice and vision is instantly
Identifiable. His works include countless portraits and illustrations for various magazines and collaborations with the City of Toronto to develop murals for vacant community spaces.

In September 2008, Adrian Hayles established the Behind the Front Visual Arts Studio (BF VAS). The mission of BF VAS is to support up-and-coming artists in developing and promoting their skills and creativity. May 2009, BF VAS has offered structural and life drawing sessions and class for artists of all levels.

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