|Aiko Suzuki was a remarkable,
prolific visual artist, who worked in a wide variety of media, ranging
from textiles, to spray paint, to acrylic and oils, and monoprints.
Her work extended beyond the canvas to include three-dimensional
sculptures, such as dance sets and smaller multimedia works. She
was a long-time collaborator with Toronto Dance Theatre co-founder
and choreographer Patricia Beatty, and was involved in arts education
through direct, hands-on film animation, and other art workshops,
with countless students throughout Toronto for more than 25 years.
Suzuki's personal dynamism was both stunning and inspiring. Her final
exhibition at ASpace, Toronto, in 2005, was a poetic presentation through
four installations, of the treatment and process of living with breast
||This slideshow features the
wide variety of Aiko Suzuki's artwork throughout
her life, and is interspersed with photographs from Suzuki's studio,
personal life. It was created by Troy Suzuki for presentation at a
service, on January 14th, 2005, at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.