John Bladen Bentley - Untitled #2
John Bladen Bentley - Never Odd
John Bladen Bentley - Miracle of Order
John Bladen Bentley - Untitled #4
John Bladen Bentley - Untitled #3
 
John Bladen Bentley - Untitled #1
John Bladen Bentley - Botero's Table
John Bladen Bentley - Alex's Room
John Bladen Bentley - Exhibition Invitation Part 2
John Bladen Bentley - Exhibition Invitation Part 1
 

John Bladen Bentley

JOHN BLADEN BENTLEY – SELECTED BIOGRAPHY

Born 1948, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
Residence Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Selected Exhibitions
2008: Solo: Beckett Fine Art, Toronto, Canada
2006 Group: Beckett Fine Art, Oakville, Canada
2006 Group: Beckett Fine Art, Toronto, Canada
2004 Group: Contact Toronto Photography Festival, Carbon Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2003 Group: Carbon Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2002 Solo: TurQuoise Fine Art, Toronto, Canada
2001 Group: Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada
2001 Group: Beckett Fine Art, Toronto, Canada
2000 Solo: Beckett Fine Art, Toronto, Canada
1999 Solo: Beckett Fine Art, Toronto, Canada
1996 Portfolio of series: “Made in Mexico” published in Latin American Playboy Magazine
1983 Group: Valery Burton Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1977 Solo: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada
1976 Group: “Young Contemporaries”, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada
1975 Group: Open Space Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
1974 First Prize: Vancouver Island Juried Show, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
1972 “Multifusion”, Notre Dame University, Nelson, B.C., Canada

Professional Experience
2003 Photographing on location in Mexico for nine (9) months on a Canada Council Grant
1994 – 1997Lived and photographed extensively in Mexico
1997 Began Quadchrome Carbon Printmaking
1995 Lectured: Fine Art Department, University of Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
1990 – 1991Lectured in photography: Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Canada
1983 – 1993Commercial Photography Studio: Toronto, Canada
1973 – 1978Freelance Photographer: Victoria, B.C., Canada
1971 – 1972Post Graduate Work in photography: The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada
1969 – 1971Photographic Technology: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Canada
1967 – 1969Photography Department: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Awards
2003 Canada Council Grant
1983 – 1993 Numerous Gold and Silver Awards from:
- Art Directors Club of Toronto
- Art Directors Club of New York
- Graphics Society of Canada
- National Magazine Award
1980 Ontario Arts Council Grant

Selected Collections
National Gallery of Canada, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada
Agfa Canada, Toronto, Canada
New Media Portfolio Corporation, Toronto, Canada
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada
Numerous private Collections in Canada and U.S.A



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