2017 Photography Graduate Showcase

On May 2nd, the Honours Bachelor of Photography class of 2017 unveiled their graduating exhibition as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

Viewed through the lens of the graduating class, this showcase captures diverse perceptions of the conceptual, technical, and aesthetic possibilities of photography as a professional medium. The exhibition was curated by photo director and independent curator Liz Ikiriko, Guest judges included Setareh Sarmadi, Liz Sullivan, Claire Sykes, Mark Zibert and Kathi Ziolkowski.

Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Photography program prepares graduates for professional photographic practice in dynamic communications industries. Students master the conceptual, visual and technological aspects of photography while exploring its expressive potential in existing and emerging applications. Graduates are able to adapt to the increasingly global and technological business environment. This program provides extensive opportunities for students to immerse themselves in creative processes in areas of visual communications and problem solving. Through hands-on project work, with state-of-the-art technology, students learn to frame problems and issues, research, collect and evaluate ideas, synthesize and express concepts, and communicate effectively with diverse audiences. Sheridan graduates are found in all areas of professional photography and the visual communications industry in Canada and abroad. Sheridan has helped educate and influence key photography professionals for more than 40 years, with alumni achieving outstanding careers in advertising, fashion, editorial and corporate photography, as well as playing leadership roles in photographic creative teams.

To see a full gallery of the student’s work visit their website.

To learn more about Sheridan’s Photography program, visit our program page.







Photography Class of 2017 Displays


















Photos by Justin Atkins. Courtesy of Emily MacKenzie.


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