John C Taylor, RCA
International Photographic Artist
Fifth generation resident of Vancouver Island, celebrated Canadian photographic artist, John Taylor has exhibited across North America, including the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography,  Dalhousie University, Vancouver Art Gallery, Houston Contemporary Art Museum, and Washington Project for the Arts. Collections of his work reside in the National Gallery of Canada, Canada Council Art Bank, and Archives Canada. Taylor's study of domed architecture was awarded the prestigious Ingram-Merrill Fellowship to photograph the Great Domes of Italy. This exhibit hosted by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, traveled across Canada, with a solo exhibit in Rome, purchased by HRC Photography Collection, University of Texas at Austin.
Taylor's graduation portfolio from Ryerson University, published by Peter Martin Associates  - The Open Gate: Toronto Union Station was a collaborative project to save Union Station from demolition.. He established the BFA Photography Program at Mt. Allison University, recently instructing seminars at Camosun College, Victoria College of Art and MISSA (Metchosin International Summer School for the Arts). He was awarded a silver medal for creative video at the Panasonic International Video Festival in Tokyo.
John Taylor's photographic focus is architecture, receiving notable professional accomplishment, with  assignments from all levels of government. He was commissioned by the City of Victoria to create a photographic narrative of Johnson Street Bridge. Taylor divides his work into two main categories, conceptual images which describe new ways of perceiving existing spaces and autobiographical work which places personal experience into highly symbolic context. In 2015, Taylor was elected membership to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, RCA.

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