Scott Conarroe's photographs of landscape and the built environment evoke romantic pictorial traditions while engaging in contemporary topics. Scott hold a BFA from the Emily Carr Institute and an MFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. He has served on the faculty of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, as Director of the Forest City Gallery in London Ontario, and as a Canadian Forces Civilian Artist. He has been artist-in-residence at Light Work in Syracuse USA, Cerbex Corporation in Beijing, and Villa Strauli in Winterthur Switzerland. His work was featured at China's inaugural Lishui Photo Festival in 2009 and in Canada's pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo. Scott has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, and The British Columbia and Ontario Arts Councils. He was awarded a 2008 Chalmers Fellowship, the 2010 Sulzberg Fellowship, and the 2011 Duke and Duchess of York Prize for Photography. The Art Gallery of Windsor, the McIntosh Gallery, and Mt St Vincent University Art Gallery recently co-published the catalog Scott Conarroe: By Rail on his survey of North America's rail infrastructure. Scott's study of North America's coastline perimeter opens at VU Centre De Diffusion De La Photographie in Quebec in September; in 2012 By Sea will be included in Light Work's Contact Sheet publication series.
Scott Conarroe is represented by the Stephen Bulger Gallery.