Chris Donovan is a documentary photographer based between Toronto and New Brunswick. Hailing from the industrial city of Saint John, New Brunswick, his practice focuses on the intersection of community and industry. The Cloud Factory is his graduating thesis exhibition for his MFA in the Documentary Media Program.
His work has been awarded the New Generation Photography Award for which he was featured in a group exhibition produced in partnership with the Ryerson Image Centre and the National Gallery of Canada in 2021. He has also been awarded a World Press Photo Award, the Environmental Vision Award (University of Missouri), and the Ian Parry Scholarship, and most recently, the Ryerson Image Centre Student Production Award – In memory of George Fleischmann. His photographs have appeared in group shows in more than 40 countries, and across Canada, including at the National Gallery of Canada.
Chris Donovan: The Cloud Factory
A featured exhibition of the DocNow Festival 2022
Part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival