Holland Landing, Ontario. Infrastructure Tourist
Approx. 44° 6’35.95″N 79°35’15.30″W, Facing North, circa November 15, 2007From my series: Elegy for a Stolen Land
An “infrastructure tourist” photographs his shadow near a new storm water retention basin carved into former farmland west of Holland Landing. The farm’s topsoil is heaped in a large stockpile on the horizon.

As a Greater Toronto Area documentary photojournalist and editorial photographer, Peter travels worldwide on editorial, documentary and corporate photography assignments. Peter has an extensive digital and analog library including environmental portraits of many of the most interesting people of our time, and would be pleased to help you with your research. Peter grew up on the Lake Simcoe shore lands of his pioneer ancestors near Sibbald’s Point, Ontario. After completing two degrees at Queen’s University, Peter began freelancing for the Kingston Whig Standard in 1983 and three years later launched his magazine career covering the Boston Marathon for TIME. Since then, Peter has worked on assignments in North America and Asia for many of the top US and Canadian news, business and geographical magazines. From 1995 to 1999 Peter was the official portraitist to Their Excellencies Romeo LeBlanc and Diana Fowler LeBlanc, Office of the Governor General of Canada.

Peter has received honours for his photography from:

  • The Canada Council
  • Advertising and Design Club of Canada
  • The National Magazine Awards
  • The Alexia Foundation for World Peace
  • The Art Director’s Club, New York

Peter’s editorial stock is represented by REDUX Pictures in NYC.

As an artist, photographer, filmmaker and educator, the purpose of this weblog is to discuss news, opinions and ideas related to the lens-based arts, documentary film and photographic story-telling, related business and also the broader issues related to Peter’s work.

Opening: Peter Sibbaldfrom ArtSync on Vimeo.

Artist: Peter Sibbald Exhibit Name: Roughstock Gallery: Bau-Xi Gallery April 9 – 23, 2011 Interviewed by: Tali Dudin, aired on ArtSync: 22 April 2011

Additional interviews with Peter:

  • Radio interview With CBC’s Shelagh Rogers journalist and host of such flagship programs as Morningside, Sounds Like Canada and This Morning, Shelagh and The Next Chapter (Running time 23 min)
  • Video interview with Sébastien Roche (running time 9 min.24)