Larry Tillyer is native British Columbian, born in Victoria, Larry grew up in Vancouver. After a successful career in music, playing with the likes of Bill Haley & the Comets, Ivory Joe Hunter, Earl Bostic, Tommy Chong and Gene Vincent, Larry started his journey as a self taught artist in 1987.
After music, painting took over and has been his prime interest. A landscape, figure, plein air and genre painter in the impressionist style, Larry’s paintings are powerful studies that feature brilliant, pure colour, strong linear strokes, and expert use of light. He is a Signature Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and an active member of the Richmond Artist Guild.