Chaki, Yehouda

Chaki (Canadian, b.1938)
Heartland 0511
Oil on canvas
56 x 203 cm / 22 x 80 in.


Yehouda Chaki (1938 -)

Born in Athens, Greece, in 1938, Yehouda Chaki survived the Holocaust by living in hiding. In 1945, his family moved to Israel. Chaki studied art in Tel Aviv and at the École des beaux-arts in Paris, France. In 1962 he immigrated to Montreal, Canada, where he lives and works ever since.

Chaki is best known for his vibrant landscape paintings, figures and still-lifes.  From 1967 to 1989, he was the Head of Painting and Drawing at the Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal.  His works have been widely exhibited in Canada and internationally.