Haydn Llewellyn

Date de décès:
vendredi 28 mars 2008

The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON

Haydn Llewellyn Davies Pa ssed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital, surrounded by family, on Friday March 28th, 2008. Beloved husband of Eva Davies (nee Koller) in their 60th year of mar riage. He will be greatly missed by sons Bryan and Trevor and their wives Cheryl and Debbie as well as granddaughter Rebecca, her fiancé Michael and grandsons Jon, Matt, Jesse and Jim. He was deeply appreciative of the precious time he enjoyed with his great-grandson Kaydn (Rebecca). Haydn was born in Rhymney, Wales on the 11th of November, 1921 to Emrys and Rosina (nee Gallop). He was a graduate of the art program at Central Tech. (1939) and The Ontario College of Art (1947), continuing his education later in life at the University of Western Ontario and the University of Toronto, in Fine-Art (1972-74). He served overseas with the RCAF () in the Bomber Command (Radar) attached to the RAF. He achieved the rank of Sergeant and was Mentioned in Despatches. He enjoyed lengthy careers in both applied and fine-art, becoming Sr. Vice-Pres. & Dir. McCann-Erickson Advertising of Canada Ltd. ; resigning in 1976 to become a full-time sculptor including Artist-inResidence, Indian River College, Fla., teacher at the Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Fla. (1986) and frequent guest lecturer at U. of T. (Toronto). His first sculpture, 'Homage' (1974) was chosen from among 150 international submissions as the result of a competition by Lambton College (Sarnia). In 2005, Lambton College dismantled 'Homage' without Davies' permission. His work is represented inter nationally in numerous public, corporate and private collections. Internationally he is permanently represented in public galleries and museums in Rome, Venice, London and Brussels, the National Museum of Wales and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, as well as the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Vero Beach Center for the Arts, and Asheville Art Museum (Asheville, N. C). In Canada his sculptures are on public display in Toronto, Burlington, Cambridge, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie, Stratford and Windsor. Professionally, Haydn has been a long standing member of the Royal Canadian Academy and has participated in group exhibitions in addition to his own solo exhibitions. In 2004, Haydn's sculpture 'Algoma Blue' was designated a heritage piece by the Canadian Government 2004 and is in the permanent coll. of the Art Gallery of Algoma. A small private gathering of immediate family was held to celebrate Haydn's life. Messages of condolence may be sent to 'family@haydndaviessculptor.ca '. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ontario College of Art and Design/Haydn Davies memorial fund in an effort to benefit future Canadian Artists. The Globe and Mail, 2008-04-03

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