Brief Biography

Dan Hudson is a Canadian visual artist working with various media including painting, photography, video and installation. His project-based practice uses cross disciplinary methodologies to explore concepts of time and the relationship between contemporary culture and the natural world.

Hudson has a BFA with honours from York University (Toronto, Canada), studied anthropology at UCSD (California, USA), and attended art residencies in Banff, Yukon, Berlin and Leipzig. Over the course of his career, Hudson has earned 4 academic scholarships, 7 international awards for various art projects and has received 32 peer assessed arts awards. He regularly exhibits in group and solo exhibitions throughout North America and Europe.

For his “day job” Hudson worked as photojournalist from 1989 – 2012. During that time thousands of his images were published in major international magazines, including more than 60 cover shots. Photo assignments to document travel and extreme adventure took him to some of the wildest places on the planet. Experiences such as these impart an intimacy and honesty to Hudson’s art practice.

Hudson’s art is represented by:

Angell Gallery – Toronto, Canada
Galerie Brennwald – Kiel, Germany
Herringer Kiss Gallery – Calgary, Canada



Link to photo journalism work