Peppa is a professional photographer and lens-based artist, gallerist, curator, art consultant and independent writer on art and culture.
Actively engaged with photography for 40 years, Peppa owns and operates Truth and Beauty Studio and Gallery in a charming, light-filled heritage building, which accommodates her combined enterprises of commercial studio and boutique gallery of photography.
Truth and Beauty Gallery is a commercial art gallery devoted to the exhibition, consideration and appreciation of the photographic form. In addition to a slate of events, the gallery represents the work of 59 independent, international photographers. The gallery is a resource for editioned prints, monographs and books, open-edition loose prints and portfolios; holds talks, lectures and workshops; and participates in civic arts festivals. Peppa also conducts portfolio reviews and critiques for individual photographers, groups and review festivals, and advises on career objectives and development.
In the Studio, Peppa undertakes photographic art projects, corporate and personal commissions.
Follow Peppa's Journal to read variously published writings and independent commentary on art and culture.
Member & Professional Affiliations:
Canadian Association of Photographic Arts (CAPA)
Vancouver Association for Photographic Arts (VAPA)
Wedding and Portrait Photographers Int’l (WPPI)
Professional Photographers Association of BC (PPABC)
World Photography Organization
CARFAC BC (Canadian Artists’ Representation)
Portfolio Reviewer, Photolucida Festival 2017 | Portland, Oregon
Portfolio Reviewer, Critical Mass | Photolucida 2017, 2018
Portfolio Reviewer, InFocus | Edmonton Alberta
Advisory Board Member - Photolucida | Portland, Oregon
Member, Past Vice President - BC Association of Travel Writers | Press Accreditation
Board Member - Association of Women Art Dealers (AWAD) London UK
Chair - Global Chapter, Association of Women Art Dealers (AWAD) UK
Member - Canadian Media Guild | Press Accreditation
Professional Programs :
Sotheby’s Institute of Art – London, UK (2014)
Sotheby's Institute of Art - London, UK (2016)
Art Fairs Visited: Art Basel Miami Beach, Paris Photo, Paris Photo LA, Photo London (Press Accredited), AIPAD (NYC), ScotiaBank CONTACT (Toronto), Capture Festival- Participant (Vancouver), PhotoFairs | San Francisco , Art Basel Miami Beach 2018 (Press Accredited)
Charitable/ Not-For-Profit Affiliation :
From The Bottom Up Foundation : The BoomBoom PhotoRoom
Private Hire : Meet, Work, Create, Celebrate
The Gallery is available to rent for private events : Meetings & Business, Film Location, Private Parties, Workshops, Personal Art Exhibitions. [Rates are variable]
The Studio can be rented for photography projects by the hour, and day. Equipment not included.