BIOGRAPHY


EDUCATION
1985 MA, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
1995 MBA, University of Ottawa, Canada


NOMINATIONS & AWARDS
2018 Biennal Grant, Shortlisted
2018 Tokyo International Photo Awards, Silver Medal, Medicine
2018 12th Pollux Award, Series Winner, Human Rights and Segregation
2018 12th Pollux Award, Honorable Mention, Documentary and Reportage
2018 12th Pollux Award, Honourable Mention, Digital Manipulation
2018 12th Pollux Award, Honourable Mention, Fine Art
2018 12th Julia M. Cameron Award, Honorable Mention, Still LIfe, Spain
2018 12th Julia M. Cameraon Award, Honors, Open Theme, Spain
2018 Fotofilmic Top 30, Canada
2018 Art Book Artist in Residence, Maine Media College, United States
2018 Critical Mass International Photography Competition (finalist)
2018 Getxophoto Post Conflict Reframing A Dialogue, Shortlisted, Spain
2018 11th Julia M. Cameron Award, Fine Art Photography, (finalist)
2018 10th International Color Awards Nominee People Category
2018 Fotofilmic II Shortlisted, Canada
2017 Hariban Benrido Collotype Shortlisted, Japan
2017 LensCulture Magnum Photography Awards Editors' Pick
2017 10th International Color Awards Nominee Nature Category
2016 Chelsea International Art Competition, New York, USA
2016 General of Canada’s Sovereign Medal
2014 General of Canada’s Caring Canadian Award

RESIDENCIES
2018 Maine Media Workshops and College, Rockport, United States
2018 Squaremag, United Kingdom

CURATION
2015 KORDIS: Rebetiko, Melkart Gallery, Paris, France
2015 KORDIS: Love Doesn’t Know What Love Is, DESMOS Gallery, Paris, France
2015 KORDIS: Heavenly Beauty on Earth, Bulgarian Cultural Centre, Paris, France
2015 Art Performance: KORDIS and Choral Group under direction of Nana Peredze,
Serbian Orthodox Church, Paris, France
2015 Salon – An Evening with KORDIS: Creation of a Digital Engraving, Paris, France
2015 POLITISMOS: KORDIS: Dialogue With Greek Literature, Online Museum
2015 Greek Ambassador to Canada: Art Exhibition, Ottawa, Canada
2015 KORDIS: Faces of EROS, The Burroughes, Toronto, Canada
2014 BYZANTIUM: Ottawa International Byzantine Arts Symposium, Ottawa, Canada

MEMBERSHIP
Social Documentary Network
FEMMESPHOTOGRAPHES, Paris, France
Alcuin Society, Canada
Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artist's Guild, Canada
Houston Center For Photography, Houston, United States
Lensculture
Ukrainian Guild of Photographers
CENTER, Advancing The Photographic Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexica
Ottawa Arts Council, Ottawa, Canada
Federation of Canadian Artists, Canada
International Centre for Photography, United States