Framing Photography Options and Opinions

The following information about historical photographic framing practices is taken from the wikipedia Fine Art Photography page.   In light of what is written below, I’m interested in your opinion on what you like in framing – what is gimmicky versus what will stand the test of time, to matte of not to matte, with or […]

Norm Amadio and Friends: Norm Amadio

Here is Ashante Infantry’s review of Norm Amadio’s new CD as it appears in the Tuesday December 29 Toronto Star.  Norman is a friend and a musical collaborator with my wife, jazz vocalist Julie McGregor. (3.5 out of 4 stars) Esteemed pianist Norm Amadio called in a few worthy pals (vocalists Marc Jordan and Jackie […]

New edition of my book is available

A revised and updated third edition of a book of my art photography is now available. A book of haunting and poetic fine art black and white landscape photographs from Italy, Ireland, Canada, the United States, and around the world that focus on themes of resilience, reclamation, and renewal while revealing the beauty of impermanence. […]

Light Of Winter Exhibition

I’m participating in the Light of Winter Exhibition at Arta Gallery at the Distillery District in Toronto. The show opens today. LIGHT OF WINTER Arta Gallery, Toronto, Canada December 9 to December 26, 2009 Opening reception: Thursday December 10 from 6 to 8 pm (TONIGHT) For a span of two celebratory weeks leading up to […]

Updated Artist Statement – Bret Culp Photography

All that remains of a formidable castle is a crumbling ruin overgrown with vines and moss; sunrise illuminates morning fog drifting silently through a valley in an instant that will exist only once in time; a mountain is gradually devoured by wind and water leaving behind sediment that is already becoming something new. These are […]

OCAD Whodunit? Mystery Art Sale

Whodunit? 2009 – Mystery Art by the Famous and Soon-to-be-famous I’m thrilled that my photography has been chosen for inclusion in the Ontario College of Art and Design Whodunit? Mystery Art Sale Gala Preview and Silent Auction. Gala Preview: Come celebrate art, artists and friends at a fabulous party unlike any other. Preview the hundreds […]

Metaphors Or Idealism?

METAPHORS OR IDEALISM? Leonardo Galleries, Toronto, Canada November 2 to November 24, 2009 Opening reception and artist talks: Thursday November 5 at 6:30 pm.   Leonardo Galleries (Yorkville) showcases four accomplished artists specializing in photography and digital art: Bret Culp (Gemini winner), Richard Bornemann (Canadian premier), John Long and Mira Zdjelar. The artist attended opening […]

Entertainment and Art

Entertainment reinforces what you already know, and tells you that you’re right. Art, on the other hand, suggests that what you know is wrong, and that your beliefs might not be correct. -David Mamet

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