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Self Portrait 2004
Brent Alexander McTavish
0033 7 50 94 10 26
imagesthatgobam@gmail.com
Canada, Vancouver b. 1960 / act: Vancouver, Madurai, Chennai, Victoria, London, Carcassonne


Representation

Indigo Art Collection - Exclusive Range of Contemporary Art and Photographic Prints
Arcangel - Premium Creative Stock Photography and Illustrations
Picfair - The New Home for Photography


Major Private Collections

London Business School - MBA Director's Office & MBA Programme Office, London, UK
Royal Roads University - The President's Office, Victoria, BC, Canada,
Gandhi Memorial Museum - Director's Office, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India,


Selected Published & Commercial Work

Naz Project London - Cover Image for Annual Report, London, UK, 2003
London Business School - Various Brochure & Web Site Portraits, London, UK, 2002, 2003, 2006
manner aktuell Magazine - Feature Portfolio, Bruno Gmunder Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2002
“Sound of a Spell”, Dance Performance - Promotional Photography for WISE THOUGHTS, London, UK, 2002
Gay Times Magazine - Artist Portfolio, Millivres-Prowler Group, London, UK, 2001
PHOTO LIFE Magazine - Feature Article, Apex Publications, Toronto, Canada, 2001
“Quickies” Book of Short Fiction - Cover Photo, Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, Canada, 1998
Art Unlimited - 1 Published Art Postcard, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1998
Canadian Traveller Magazine - Cover Photograph, Vancouver, Canada, 1996
Art Unlimited - 2 Published Art Postcards, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1996
Times Colonist Daily Newspaper - Photos “Daring to be Different”, Victoria, Canada, 1996
Inclusion in “Male Bonding” - Art Book, Foto Factory Press, Venice Beach, USA, 1996
The Post Card Factory - 2 Published Travel Postcards, Markham, Canada, 1996
AIDS Vancouver Island - Date Cards & Annual Report, Victoria, Canada, 1994, 1995 & 1996
MuscleMag “Indian Style Posedown” - Article & Photographs, Lincoln, USA, 1993
Contact Magazine “Art As (E)Vocation” - Photographic Illustration, Calgary, Canada, 1991


Contests, Awards & Grants

Government of Canada Artist’s Grant - The Canadian High Commission of London, UK, 2004
Fine Arts Juror's Choice Award - Sooke Region Museum, Canada, 2000
Boulevard Magazine - “Photos By” Winner, Victoria, Canada, 1993, 1999 & 2000
British Columbia Festival of the Arts - Represented South Island Arts Council, Canada, 1994 & 1999


Selected Past Exhibitions

The Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair - Candid Arts Trust Galleries, Islington, London, UK, October 2006
Spiritual Journey - Church of St Johns, Edinburgh, UK, 2004
roMANse - Adonis Art of London, UK, 2004
Angel Wings - Picture House Centre for Photography, Leicester, UK, 2004
The Rape of Europe - Luke & A Gallery, Mayfair, London, UK, 2003
BollyQueens - Lighthouse West London, Globe Centre East London & Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, UK, Summer 2003
BollyQueens (Special Preview) - National Film Theatre, London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, 2003
BOUNCE - GALA Art Gallery, Brighton, UK, 2003
The London Exhibition - Galerie Anton, Berlin, Germany, 2002
New Directions In Male Art Photography - Adonis Art of London, UK, 2001
May Day Exhibition - Xchanges Artist’s Run Gallery, Victoria, Canada, 2001
EYE APPEAL - Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, Canada, 2001
Images for the Millennium - Random Modern Gallery, Tacoma, USA, 2000
Summer Exhibition - Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, Canada, 2000
Fine Arts - Sooke Region Museum, Sooke, Canada, 2000, 1999, 1994
Personal Indulgences - Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, Canada, 2000
Give the Gift of Art - Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, Canada, 1999
autumn exhibition - Liegh Gallery, London, UK, 1999
ArtWORK - BC Festival of the Arts, Victoria, Canada, 1999
LOOK - Arts Council Centre, Victoria, Canada, 1999, 1994, 1993
One World Many Views - Gandhi Memorial Museum, Madurai, India, 1997
MSM - Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, Canada, 1997
Pushing the Portrait Part II - Foto Base Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, 1994
Images and Objects XII - BC Festival of the Arts, Campbell River, Canada, 1994
S.F.U. Photography Exhibition - Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, Canada, 1988
How Do We See Ourselves - The Bute Street Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, 1988


Education

Western Academy of Photography (WAP) Diploma Programme, Eight Diplomas Completed, Victoria, Canada, 1994
After my initial WAP education, I am self taught through experimentation with various photo manipulation software packages, most recently with Luminar, Polarr, Fotor, Topaz, Tonality and Aurora HDR.