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Daniel H. JAYD

International Contemporary Fine Artist

French-Canadian Artist

from Montréal, Québec, Canada


Short Biography



Daniel Houle JAYD – Born in Montréal, Québec, Canada, began his career at the age of 13 as a painter’s assistant. He studied graphic arts in Montréal and at 22 became a fulltime professional artist. He worked on prestigious ad campaigns with world-renown agencies and simultaneously started his own publishing house. His books have been translated into several languages and have been bestsellers. Since dedicating his career to contemporary art. JAYD has been invited to exhibit his paintings in several countries around the world.


According to MAGAZIN’ART “his particular technique makes him stand out among his peers…his works are mosaics merging the environment with nature using a symphony of colors.” JAYD’s art has been exhibited at La Place des Arts in Montréal and the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.


He represented Canada at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and received a gold medal for contemporary art in the international category from the Olympic Fine Arts Association. In 2010 he participated in the Goyang International Art Fair in South Korea; in the Reconsidering Earth Art Fair in Jakarta, Indonesia Summer 2011; and in Paris he held a solo exhibit titled JAYD in Harmony the same year. His work has been exhibited in the Beyond Borders 2012 Exhibit in South Korea. In Beirut his artwork was graciously blowing in the wind in the form of a flag representing Canada at the International Flag Art Exhibition sponsored by the United Nations. JAYD presently has paintings on exhibit in South Korea at the Ecorea Biennale until May 2013. He participated at two International Art Festivals in Thailand in January 2014 and has work presently in Valencia, Spain and Seoul. JAYD’s artwork can be found in galleries and permanent museums in China, South Korea and Greece.


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