• Photography And Digital Art

    Peter Adamson, Bret Culp, John Long & Mira Zdjelar Leonardo Galleries, Toronto, Canada April 7 to April 23, 2011 Opening reception and artist talks: Thursday April 7 at 6:30 pm. Photography and Digital Art This exhibition is a presentation by four photographers each exploring a different theme. Adamson’s recent work has focused on the interplay […]




  • 8th Toronto Timeraiser

    The Fermenting Cellar in the DISTILLERY DISTRICT, Toronto, Canada Saturday March 19, 2011  Doors open at 7 pm. My photograph, Mists in Idleness, has been purchased for the 8th Toronto Timeraiser event! Timeraiser was conceptualized in 2002 in response to a group of friends wondering how it could be easier to find meaningful, relevant volunteer […]




  • Whodunit? – Ocad Mystery Art Sale 2010

    Mystery Art by the Famous and Soon-to-be-famous I’m thrilled that my work has again 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! Savour cocktails and hors d’oeuvres […]




  • heARTS for Pakistan – An Evening of Art & Jazz

    My photography Michael’s Dragon is one of the pieces in the heARTS for Pakistan silent art auction taking place at Gladstone Hotel in Toronto this evening. HEARTS FOR PAKISTAN – AN EVENING OF ART & JAZZ Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Canada October 18, 2010 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM The Petrified Dragon of Skellig Michael, Skellig […]




  • Five Photography Questions and Answers

    I thought the following Q&A that I did for Glasgow photography student James Murray may be of interest to readers of this blog.  Please let me know if you have any additional thoughts or opinions on the questions or answers. Regards,   bret James Murray wrote: Dear Mr Culp I am a student photographer from […]




  • 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 […]




  • 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. […]




  • The Moment Eternal Exhibition

    THE MOMENT ETERNAL Leonardo Gallery, Toronto, Canada Ocober 28 to November 19, 2008 Opening Reception: Thursday October 30, 7pm-9pm Captivating new work by Bret Culp and Julie McGregor focuses on intimate moments that express a quietness of spirit. Culp’s poetic black and white photographs of Tuscany and Ireland reveal the beauty of impermanence. McGregor’s emotional […]




  • Subject matter and spirit…

    When both subject matter and manner of rendering are transcended, by whatever means, that which seems to be matter becomes what seems to be spirit. -Minor White




  • Art is…

    Art is not documentation but reflection. -bret




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