George Webber | Biography of George Webber
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BIOGRAPHY

George Webber’s artful photographs spring from his affection for the people of the Canadian West.

George Webber is the recipient of numerous National Magazine Awards (Canada) including a Gold Award in 2010, multiple Awards of Excellence from The Society For News Design (USA) and The International Documentary Photography Award (Korea).

His books include: Badlands, Prairie Gothic, In this Place, Last Call, People of The Blood, A World Within and Requiem. Webber’s photographs have been featured in numerous publications including: American Photo, Apple, Canadian Geographic, Canadian Living, GEIST, Lenswork Quarterly, Photolife, The New York Times, Reader’s Digest and Swerve.

George’s photographs can be found in Canadian and international museum collections including: The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (Canada), Glenbow Museum (Canada), Museum Ludwig (Germany), Australian National Gallery (Australia) and the Bibliotheque Nationale (France).

In 1999 he was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in recognition of his contributions to the visual arts in Canada.

The documentary film Lost Horizons: The Photography of George Webber was released in the Fall of 2017 – watch on YouTube

Acclaimed American photographer Mary Ellen Mark has described Webber as a “lyrical poet with his camera”.