2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
"Cherry Street No. 12"
From the Series, Cherry Street Bridge, Toronto, ON. 2020
Biography: As an artist I am attracted by the interaction of shapes, textures, reflections, soft and hard surfaces. Removing the sense of scale from my images I use photography as a selective tool to bring order to visually complex and chaotic scenes. I like the craft of photography, the abstract quality of black and white images, working with film cameras and making hand-coated platinum prints, a historic print making process developed in the 1800s. Some say that my work is optimistic, reflecting my view of life. This may be true but my intention is to create images in my world that convey beauty, a...