Curriculum Vitae

Exhibitions

2016
Endurance – Scotiabank CONTACT 2016 Photography Festival
Group Show – Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto
2015
Autumn Blossom – Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto
Anti-Social Group Exhibition – Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto
CONTACT 2015 Group Show – Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto
2014
2nd Annual Black and White ExhibitCultural Expressions Art Gallery, Ajax, Ontario
July Talk 2014 Group ExhibitionNorman Felix Gallery, Toronto
CONTACT 2014 Group Show – Scotiabank CONTACT Photography FestivalNorman Felix Gallery, Toronto
The 5th Let Kids Be Kids Camp Trillium BenefitCamp Trillium, Guelph, Canada
2013
1st Annual Black & White Exhibition Cultural Expressions Art Gallery, Ajax, Ontario
Leonardo Galleries Summer Group ExhibitionLeonardo Galleries, Toronto
2012
RGM Exposed Juried ExhibitionThe Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario
5 PhotographersLeonardo Galleries, Toronto
2011
Leonardo Galleries Annual Winter Group ShowLeonardo Galleries, Toronto
Between Heaven and Earth – Black & White Photos of Ireland – Akasha Gallery, Toronto *
Photography and Digital Art – Peter Adamson, Bret Culp, John Long & Mira ZdjelarLeonardo Galleries, Toronto
The 8th Toronto TimeraiserThe Fermenting Cellar in the DISTILLERY DISTRICT, Toronto
2010
Leonardo Galleries Winter Group Show: Francisco Castro Lostalo & Bret Culp Leonardo Galleries, Toronto
Whodunit? OCAD Mystery Art Sale Gala Preview and Silent Auction
OCAD University, Toronto
heARTS for Pakistan Silent AuctionGladstone Hotel, Toronto
2009
Light of Winter Juried Group Exhibition – Arta Gallery, Toronto
Whodunit? OCAD Mystery Art Sale Gala Preview and Silent Auction – Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto
Metaphors or Idealism? Leonardo Galleries, Toronto
Gallery Artist Summer Group Show – Leonardo Galleries, Toronto
Annual Juried Exhibition 2009– Latcham Gallery, Stouffville
Convergence: 46 Annual Juried Exhibition
- Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound
2008
White Slate - Gallery Artists Group Show
- Leonardo Galleries, Toronto
The Moment Eternal
- Leonardo Galleries, Toronto **
The Art of Nature Exhibition
- The Green Living Show, Toronto
2007

Shifting Season - A Retrospective of 2007 Exhibitions
- Leonardo Galleries, Toronto
International Juried Exhibition of Fine Art Photography
- Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado
Gallery Artists Group Exhibition
- Leonardo Galleries, Toronto
Sculptural Images - CONTACT Photography Festival 2007
- Leonardo Galleries, Toronto **
Gallery Artists Group Exhibition
- Leonardo Galleries, Toronto
2006

Masters of Photography International Charity Exhibition
- Curitiba, Brazil
Landscapes Revealed - CONTACT Photography Festival 2006
- Leonardo Galleries, Toronto **
Terra Incognita
- Zilberschmuck Gallery, Toronto **
Convergence: 43 Annual Juried Exhibition
- Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario
2005

Sublimation - Juried Exhibition
- Hang Man Gallery, Toronto
The Hummingbird Centre Juried Fall Art show
- The Hummingbird Centre, Toronto
The Framework Foundation Timeraiser
- CBC Broadcast Centre, Toronto
The Hummingbird Centre Juried Spring Art show
- The Hummingbird Centre, Toronto
2003

Distillery District Art Exhibition
- Distillery District, Toronto
2002

Assorted Works
- Joy Bistro, Toronto *
Frieze Frames
- Gallery 888, Toronto **
2001
Lost and Found
- Gallery 888, Toronto *

* solo show ** two person show

Publications & Press

Portfolio and Interview – Image Ages Magazine, Hunan, China – "Landscape Issue" – February 2015
Guest Artist – Life As A Human Magazine – July 2014
Photographer Update – LensWork Alumni News – August 2012
Portfolio – CanPhoto.net – Canadian Photographers Network – August 2012
Portfolio and Interview – LensWork Extended #101 – August 2012
Portfolio – LensWork – July 2012
Q&A
Interview – Canadian Photography , Canada's definitive photography magazine – June 2012

Portfolio & Interview – Photographers' Companion, Beijing, China – "The New Spirit of Black + White", Oct 2011
Light of Winter Article – spotlight on work – National Examiner – December 12, 2009
Live TV/Webcast Interview – Inside Fine Art, ThatChannel.com, October 2009
Convergence Article – spotlight on work – The Owen Sound Sun Times – February 23, 2009
Finding Beauty in Impermanence – Artist Feature – The Dunnville Chronicle – January 16, 2009
The Beauty of Impermanence | Bret Culp - Fine Art Book – self published, 2008
The World's Greatest Black & White Photography - Photograph, Quotation - book | BASIL, 2007
Masters of Photography International Charity Exhibition - Catalog, 2006
Landscape! - Article - Mass Art Guide, May 2006
Artist Feature - Riverside Quarterly, Spring 2006
Art Scene - Article - Beach Metro News, February 2006
Top Islands of the World - Photograph - New Holland Publishers, 2005
The Collection - Photograph - File Magazine, 2005
Lost and Found Exhibition - Article - The Dunnville Chronicle, September 26, 2001


Talks/Lectures & Workshops

Black & white Photography Workshop #2 – Ajax Photography Club, Ajax, February 2016
Black & white Photography Workshop –The Toronto Digital Photography Club, Toronto, February 2016
Developing A Signature Photographic Style/B&W – Scarborough Camera Club, Toronto, February 2016
The Beauty Of Monochrome – The Toronto Digital Photography Club, Toronto, September 2015
Black & white Photography Workshop – Ajax Photography Club, Ajax, March 2015
Finding Your Photographic Voice
London Camera Club, London, March 2015
The Beauty Of ImpermanenceAjax Photography Club, Ajax, January 2015
Finding Your Unique Photography stylePhotography.ca Podcast Interview, January 2015
The Beauty Of MonochromeThe Beach Photo Club, Toronto, November 2014
Finding Your Artistic Voice: Developing A Photographic Style St. Catherines Photographic Club, January 2011
Developing A Signature Photographic Style
The Beach Photo Club, Toronto, February 2010
Developing A Style In Your Photography Mississauga Camera Club, Mississauga, December 3, 2009
Personal Artistic Expression - The Toronto Camera Club, Toronto, October, 2008
The Photographer's Artistic Voice
- The Toronto Guild for Photographic Art, Toronto, April 2008


Awards

3 x Award Winner – The Epson International Photographic Pano Awards, 2012
Fine Art Merit of Excellence – Strength - International Black and White Spider Awards, 2005
Excellence in Imaging and Design – www.bretculp.com - ProFotos Awards, 2005
Second: Toronto Harbour Sunset - Agfa International Photo Contest, 2001
Honours: Toronto Harbour Sunset - Photo Trust, 2000
Honours: White Cliffs of Rügen - Photo Trust, 2000


Charitable Events

The 5th Let Kids Be Kids Benefit supporting Camp TrilliumCamp Trillium, Guelph, 2014
Whodunit? OCAD Mystery Art Sale Gala Preview and Silent Auction OCAD University, Toronto, 2010
heARTS for Pakistan Silent AuctionGladstone Hotel, Toronto, 2010
Whodunit? OCAD Mystery Art Sale Gala Preview and Silent Auction Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, 2009
Masters of Photography International Charity Exhibition - Art for Disabled Children Fundraiser, Brazil, 2006
Holidays Around the World Celebrity Silent Auction - The Children's Wish Foundation, 2005
Musicians in the War Zone - War Child Canada, 2001


Photographic Education

Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada