i. I work as an:
Artist, with a focus on Contemporary Photography.
ii. I do this creative work because:
I fell in love with photography at a young age and never gave it up.
iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are:
Self drive, determination and patience.
All works pictured here are Archival Inkjet Print Face-Mounted to Plexiglass
iv. The greatest challenges around doing this work are:
Keeping up with technology, acquiring permits around the world, and aligning the weather with my shoot schedule.
v. Creative childhood hobbies:
Photography. I also loved to surf, skate and play lacrosse.
vii. Training that has helped me succeed in this career:
High school photography classes at Blair Academy and the School of Image Arts at Ryerson University.
viii. The biggest myth about this type of work is:
That I stage my beach and ski images. Every scene is actually happenstance.
ix. Some proud career moments:
Being used as the campaign image for Context Art Miami in Art in America magazine and being acquired by prestigious corporate collections, including Microsoft, MasterCard International, Cirque De Soliel, Transcontinental, Target and Hilton Hotels.
x. If you want to work in my field, I suggest that you:
Study art and photography.
xi. A professional goal I have for the future:
Is to create sculptures.
xii. If you want to see my work, go to:
Bau-Xi Gallery in Vancouver on Granville: May 5-19
Header: Joshua Jensen-Nagle. Last Days of Summer. 2016