Don Newlands

Narrative I | January 14 – February 29 2016 | Opening January 28 6pm-9pm

Don Newlands

BIO

Don Newlands was to Canadian photojournalism as Wayne Gretzky was to hockey. Top of the heap, a definer of his art, creator of a body of work which had immediate impact and continues to resonate to this day.

He was a Grand Master of Flash. An originator whose work defined photojournalism and documentary for close to two decades. As he crisscrossed Canada in a series of high performance cars, he photographed Canada coming of age.

His portraiture captured the essence in real life moments, working in a style of great photojournalists of the 1950’s and 60’s.

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Wes Peel

Narrative I | January 14 – February 29 2016 | Opening January 28 6pm-9pm

 

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BIO

Wes Peel’s photography is a hybrid of digital and traditional methods. His passion for the medium started at the University of Guelph where he took several photography courses. After graduating with a B.A. in 1994, he studied art education at the University of Oxford and received his teaching diploma in 1995. While teaching high school art, he began to develop his own photographic style, working vigorously in school darkrooms to hone his shooting and printing skills in black and white and infrared film.

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