With a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, Greg has
been a scientist, software developer, systems engineer and is now an
artist. A self taught photographer, he started learning photography and
dark room work in high school in the early 1970s and went completely
digital in 2002. Greg has been photographing performers since
1981, specializing in existing light photography of live performances.
Greg's live jazz photography was nominated for
National Jazz Awards in 2007 and 2009. The intimate style of his
photography conveys the essence of the liver performances he documents.
Greg's images have been exhibited in Toronto and area as well as
published in a number of magazines and newspapers. His work also
appears on numerous music CDs and websites, including the CBC Radio 2
website. In addition to private collections, Greg's work is on
permanent display at the Newmarket Community Centre and Toronto's Rex
Greg photographs for the Aurora Jazz Festival, Toronto Blues Society, Bravo Academy, and Opera York. He has also worked for Jazz City (Edmonton).
Performers he has worked with include: The
Wailin' Jennys, Autorickshaw, Amos Garrett, Danny Marks, Amanda
Martinez, and Melissa Stylianou.
Greg also does commercial and industrial photography in addition to his
performance and fine art work. His clients include the Town of
Newmarket as well as local businesses and construction
contractors. Recently, he started making music and documentary
Greg enjoys jazz and roots music and currently lives in Newmarket, Ontario. He is active in both the visual and performing arts communities in the Toronto area. He is a founding member, and current President, of the Newmarket Group of Artists.
Photo courtesy of Jill Hedican
Photos of Greg