Sally Buck is an award winning photographer, art educator and 2SLGTBQ+ woman living on the west coast of Canada. Her artworks appear in diverse modes of display, from gallery shows to mobile exhibitions and interventions in public spaces.
In her current imagery she uses photomontage to explore bio-diverse eco-systems, suggesting both climate change and, the potential adaptations among continents, humans and natural beings.
Buck is currently undertaking an artist’s residency at Churchland Studios in the Strathcona neighbourhood of Vancouver, Canada. Learn about Churchland Studios.
Her street photography has been published by the Georgia Straight, the Tyee, rabble, Vice magazine, Ms Magazine, Medium, musician David Byrne’s project Reasons to be Cheerful, and in reports by the United Nations.
Buck trained with prominent Vancouver photographers, and conducts ongoing collaborations with photographer Kent Lins. She and Lins started VanGalleries and VanGalleries Press in 2017. Serving as alternative exhibition spaces and publication options, these opportunities provide venues for artists to collaborate and reach their many and varied audiences.
She did a Master’s degree in Visual and Performing Arts in Education at the University of British Columbia, and a B.A. (Honours) degree in Art History at Queen’s University. She has taught at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy; the Vancouver, Surrey and Burnaby Art Galleries in BC as well as the Craft Museum and the Museum of Anthropology; at the University of British Columbia and Langara College; and at the annual international Capture Photography Festival in Vancouver, Canada. She has exhibited her photographs, photocollages and videos at the grunt gallery’s Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen and the Capture Photography Festival in Vancouver, Canada since 2017.