About

Mary Fowles is an award-winning documentary storyteller whose work seeks to shed a light on dark corners, lend strength to quiet voices, and illuminate beauty. As a portrait photographer she works primarily in colour with a minimalist style.

Mary grew up on Salt Spring Island on BC's west coast, and lived in Montreal for over a decade where she studied at McGill University and then obtained a graduate degree in journalism from Concordia. 

Prior to working as a photographer, Mary worked in documentary film as a producer and director. Her short film Welcome to Canada premiered on the Atlantic and has been shown in festivals around the world. 

She has worked and lived for an extended time in both Morocco and Jamaica. Honing her craft as an artist she brings together all the elements of storytelling she's learned over the years as well as her love of style. 

In her spare time she works on documentary and street photography travelling often between Vancouver, Canada and Kingston, Jamaica.  She is a member of the Vancouver Street Photography Collective. 


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