KSCCC is pleased to welcome David Barbour to our meeting on Friday, October 1st, 2021. He will be giving a presentation entitled “Street and Travel Photography”.
David Barbour is a well known assignment and fine art photographer. He is also a professional photo appraiser, having appraised numerous photo collections for institutions including Library and Archives Canada and the National Gallery. David is also a producer and curator of photographic exhibitions and productions.
Since 1973, David has balanced freelance assignments and personal photo projects. He studied photography at the Banff School of Fine Arts (1973-1976). Highlights to his career include a World Press Award (1985) for a photograph he took on assignment in Egypt for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). David has photographed in over 35 countries for Canadian development agencies, primarily for CIDA but also for the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and Oxford Committee for Famine Relief (OXFAM). In 1999, he was awarded a Mid-Career Canada Council Grant to continue his personal work in Havana, Cuba. Between 1995 and 2018, he has travelled to Havana 26 times to photograph life on the street and teach workshops for the Ottawa School of Art and School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO). Since 2019, he photographs colour urban and rural landscapes in the Ottawa region.
View his photographs at www.davidbarbour.ca