SPAO at the Contact Photography Festival



For Exhibition No. 12, the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO) curated a show that merges work by current students with alumni artwork in the city of Ottawa’s public art collection. Each artist has produced their own individualized work that draws from traditional and contemporary photographic techniques and ideas. Established to advance knowledge, creativity, and innovation in photography, SPAO is a not-for-profit photographic-arts school and a registered private career college in Ottawa, Canada.

Featured artists include:

Abigail Gossage

Adrien Duey

Alexandra Sofia

Amanda Belanger

Amanda Purdy

Ami Jarvis

Andrew Erik Macartney

Angela Walker

Barbara Bolton

Barbara Brown

Celeste Martin

Charles Bechara

Christian Villemaire

Danni-Rae Mistaken Chief

David Barbour

Fran Noftle

Freeman Keats

Geneviève Labbé

Glenn Bloodworth

Greg Zehna

Hannah Evans

Henry Black

Hugo Brown

Jeff Poulin

Jim des Rivières

Jim Lamont

Jocelyn Keays

John Hallum

John Healey

John Richardson

Jonathan Hobin

Josh Hotz

Lawrence Cook

Leslie Hossack

Lucia Mugica

Melle Harris

Michael Tardioli

Mitchell Burton

Neeko Paluzzi,

Olivia Johnston

Pablo Melendez

Patricia Wallace

Rajeev Nath

Robert Proulx

Ruth Steinberg

Saman Deilamani

Semira Selman

Susan Kilbank

Vera Saltzman

Whitney Lewis-Smith

Curated by Michael Tardioli