Original Art by A. Y. Jackson

Alexander Young Jackson (October 3, 1882 – April 5, 1974) was a Canadian artist and founding member of the Group of Seven and the Canadian Group of Painters. His contribution to Canadian art is invaluable. In addition to his work with the Group of Seven he was also a war artist, an instructor, and the recipient of several distinguished honours including:

  • Companion of the Order of Canada
  • A. Y. Jackson Secondary School in Toronto
  • A. Y. Jackson Secondary School in Ottawa
  • The Royal Canadian Academy Medal for Lifetime Achievement