J.A. Lamont, M.Sc., January 2020

Jim Lamont is a photographer and custom photographic printmaker who founded PeregrinePrints in 2003, a company dedicated to working with photographers to make fine art quality prints at affordable prices. He has been teaching intermediate and advanced photographic printmaking with the School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO) since 2007, and taught a variety of courses with Henry’s from 2004 until 2018. Prints of his images are in private and corporate collections across North America and Australia. Many environmental organizations have used his images and prints in publicity campaigns and as gifts. The Canadian government has purchased dozens of his images as large prints for display in embassies and consulates around the world.

His primary photographic interest for many years has been the rediscovery of the Sublime in the context of global climate change.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020** DAZZLED! Images from Iceland Solo   Atrium Gallery

2020 Cold Smoke Solo  Exposure Gallery

2019 Arctic Dreams Solo   Green Door Photo Space

2019 Who do you say I am?  Solo   St. Paul University

2018 In Patagonia Solo*   Atrium Gallery

2018 Hurricane 2-person   Exposure Gallery

2017 Glacial Flows: Notes for a requiem Solo*   Trinity Art Gallery

2017 SPAO at CONTACT Group   Arta Gallery (Toronto)

2016 Home Truths Solo   Vistek Gallery

2016 Point of View Group   Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies (Banff)

2015 A Place Apart Solo*   RedWall Gallery

2010 Spindrift Summits Solo Trinity   Art Gallery

2004 Parables of Sunlight Focus   Foyer Gallery

2004 Not for Ambition or Bread Solo   Ottawa Press Club Gallery

2004 Small Adventures – II   Solo Centrepointe Theatre Gallery

* Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Grant

** scheduled


INVITED TALKS

2019 Spirituality and Photography: A personal journey   St. Paul University

2019 The poetry of tonality: Thoughts on black and white photography   RA Photo Club

2019  Slow Photography: Making photographic prints   RA Photo Club

2018 In the storm   Lanark County Camera Club

2018 Views of Italy   World Views, Ottawa

2017 Glacial Flows: Thoughts on glaciers in art   Trinity Art Gallery

 2015   A Place Apart: Some thoughts on mountains, photography, and art   School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO)


PRESS

Interview by Bruce Deachman of the Citizen, Spotlight (March, 2018): http://ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/local-arts/spotlight-do-you-have-hope-for-your-children

"Glacier exhibit warns of fading beauty — and rising seas" by CHRISTIAN PAAS-LANGhttps://cusjc.ca/bootcamp/o-zone/glacier-exhibit-warns-of-fading-beauty-and-rising-seas/

Review of A Place Apart exhibition, by Raymond Aubin in apt613.ca (August, 2015): https://apt613.ca/a-place-apart-a-photo-exhibition-by-jim-lamont/