Yonge and Dundas, Toronto, 1985

Yonge and Dundas, Toronto, 1985

I’ve been interested in self portraits since I first saw some Lee Friedlander selfies in 1978. I like how he placed himself in the photo with a kind of deadpan humour and the way he used various reflections and shadows. … Continue reading

Rio Theatre, Yonge Street, Toronto, 1981

Rio Theatre, Yonge Street, Toronto, 1981

Rio Theatre, Yonge Street, Toronto, 1981 – from the book Toronto Days Available through Blurb Books and Amazon: http://www.blurb.ca/b/8537132-toronto-days  https://www.amazon.com/Toronto-Days-Avard-Woolaver/dp/1388830213/

Toronto Star Feature

Toronto Star Feature

I’m really happy to be featured in the Toronto Star. Many thanks to writer Shawn Micallef, who’s always an astute observer and eloquent chronicler of urban life. (Check out his great book about Toronto, Frontier City!) Photographs taken between 1980 … Continue reading

Toronto Days: photographs by Avard Woolaver

Toronto Days: photographs by Avard Woolaver

I’m excited about the exhibition in March. I hope those of you in the Toronto area can come out! Toronto Days: photographs by Avard Woolaver Gallery 310, Ryerson School of Image Arts 122 Bond Street, Toronto, ON March 5 – … Continue reading