Studio : 3352 Dunbar St. Vancouver BC. Canada V6S 2C1 
Phone : 604 838 1527
email : yukiko@yukikoonley.com
 
 
 

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Yukiko was born and grew up in Osaka, Japan, but has lived in Yukiko was born and grew up in Osaka, Japan, but has lived in Vancouver since 1976. She has been surrounded by art for most of her life. Her grandmother was a master of the tea ceremony and of flower arrangements, and one of her aunts was an accomplished painter in Japan.Yukiko’s early training was as a painter. Her long association with the Canadian artist Toni Onley, both during and after their marriage, has been a significant influence on her work. In 1989, painting led her to photography.Self-taught, Yukiko has become one of the finest portrait photographers on the West Coast. Her approach to her subjects is intuitive and spontaneous. Her portraits are elegant, sophisticated, and timeless. Besides portraits, she is active in photographing theater and dance productions.Yukiko, along with a photographer Peter Eastwood and Noriko Tidball, runs a multipurpose space, Visual Space , in Vancouver.There have been numerous exhibitions of Yukiko’s work. since 1976. She has been surrounded by art for most of her life. Her grandmother was a master of the tea ceremony and of flower arrangements, and one of her aunts was an accomplished painter in Japan.

Yukiko’s early training was as a painter. Her long association with the Canadian artist Toni Onley, both during and after their marriage, has been a significant influence on her work. In 1989, painting led her to photography.

Self-taught, Yukiko has become one of the finest portrait photographers on the West Coast. Her approach to her subjects is intuitive and spontaneous. Her portraits are elegant, sophisticated, and timeless. Besides portraits, she is active in photographing theater and dance productions.

Yukiko, along with a photographer Peter Eastwood and Noriko Tidball, runs a multipurpose space, Visual Space , in Vancouver.

There have been numerous exhibitions of Yukiko’s work.

 

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