Inspired by Hiroshi Sugimoto’s sense of ‘time exposed’ and transience in life, Walker Evan’s narrative documentary optic, and the Düsseldorf School aesthetic of Thomas Struth and Candida Höfer, Glenn is a visual artist working in medium-format film and composite digital photography. He is attracted to the dynamic of black & white.
A founder of the photographic collective Studio Zone V in 2011 and a member of the Foyer Gallery Artists Association since 2017, Glenn has an extensive exhibition history as a solo artist and in group shows, spanning 2012 to the present, with galleries in Ottawa and Toronto. His works are held in public and private collections in Canada and abroad, including the City of Ottawa’s Fine Art Collection. In 2020 he was invested as a Fellow of the Canadian Association for Photographic Art (FCAPA).
Post retiring Glenn launched into visual art studies, graduating with Honours in 2008 in Algonquin College’s Photographic Techniques Program, & 2015 with a Photographic Arts and Production Diploma from the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa. In 2015 – 2016 he was an Artist-in-Residence at SPAO and regularly pursues professional studies with internationally noted photographers and printers.
Engaged in the Canadian arts community Glenn is a member of the Canadian Arts Representation/Le Font Des Artistes Canadiens [CARFAC] and Arts Network Ottawa, Past Chair of the RA Photo Club, currently Leader of its Fine Arts Group, and a past Chair, Board of Directors, SPAO. A Certified CAPA Judge since 2012 Glenn adjudicates in Canada and internationally. He is CAPA’s nation Judges’ Liaison Officer, a trainer in its judging certification course, its Ontario Zone Director, and a member of the national Board of Directors.
Glenn will be an Artist in Residence at the Kingsbrae International Residency for the Arts in the summer of 2021.