Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
As Gallery Manager at Presentation House Gallery, a public gallery devoted to photography and media art, Diane Evans has been involved in gallery programs and operations since 1988. She oversees the production of exhibitions of international, historical and contemporary photography, publications, editions, fundraisers, and auctions. She is the manager of PHG's specialty photography bookstore and website.
In addition to her work at PHG she has taught photography and its history at Emily Carr University in Vancouver as a sessional instructor teaching in the credit program and the Continuing Studies program since 1996. She has curated and juried exhibitions and awards, has reviewed portfolios for over 20 years, is a photographer with works in museum collections, and a collector of rare photography books.
As a portfolio reviewer, Diane can offer participants advice on developing work as an artist, discuss the work with the artist, and provide professional development and guidance. She is interested in viewing cohesive bodies of work related to all types of creative and innovative photography including documentary, portraits, and street photography. She prefers not to review commercial, fashion, travel, wedding or stock photography.