PHOTOGRAPHER, ARTIST (TORONTO, NEW YORK)
After graduating from OCAD, George Whiteside started his career as an artist showing regularly in galleries across Canada and internationally. He was a founding member of YYZ gallery in 1979. By 1982 commercial work began taking up the majority of his time, contributing to most major magazines and fashion advertising campaigns in Canada as well as the U.S. He has also managed to continue exhibiting personal work during the last three decades. George is in the permanent collection of the AGO and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography.