Juan Contreras 

Fine Art Photographer

 Lives and works in Vancouver, BC Canada

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2016   Photography, Langara College

2008   Fine Art Technique, Emily Carr University


2015  truth and beauty | gallery.  Portfolio WalkAbout & Sale. Vancouver Corner Store, photography series about the disappearance of unique places where daily interaction in our communities and neighbourhoods can again be a welcomed reality,. Digital Capture ( 11x17 inches print, 14x20 inches, framed) Injects printing on archival matte paper. Digital prints with archival-quality pigment-based inks. Limited edition and signed by the artist.

2015  Art! Vancouver - International Art Fair featuring The Edge of My Brain. A group of twelve paintings signifying the conjunction of the artist and an engineer brain represented in color, form and concepts. 2014 Walking East, solo exhibition at Back Gallery Project. Each piece in this exhibition uncovered the fingerprints of the ancestors of the land on the city map, unveiling the silhouette of the traditional artistic forms planted in the earth

2011 … And We Call it Home, solo exhibition of twenty-five paintings at Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby BC. The works in this series are an intricate and colourful exploration of land development, construction and city planning. The paintings were created by gathering inspiration from site plans, images of construction sites and aerial views of the lower mainland.

2010  Celebration of Spring, a group exhibition on the theme of “Rebirth and Renewal” at Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby BC. 2006 Group Exhibition, Awards Reception Psychology Art Show. The purpose of this exhibition was to use artwork as a way of reflecting public understanding of psychology back to psychologists, and encouraging mental health through expression and art.


2011  CBC Radio Canada International, Christian Sida Valenzuela, February 14, 2011 ¿Cómo una ciudad que se queda sin terreno puede seguir construyendo? Perspectivas del crecimiento de esta ciudad. (How can a city that is running out of land keep on building? Perspectives on the growth of this city).


2010 First Place, Celebration of Spring, Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby BC. Awarded a solo exhibition in 2011. MEMBERSHIP Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver, Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver Art Gallery, Federation of Canadian Artists, and Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens.

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