PENGKUEI BEN HUANG BIO
Pengkuei Ben Huang( b.1977) is a Taiwanese/Canadian photographer based in Toronto, Canada. His early interest in history and geopolitics inspired him to undertake international politics studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, California in the US. Upon discovering photography as his passion, he relocated to San Francisco and earned his BFA at Academy of Art University. He was selected as one of the finalists for The Scotiabank Prize in 2007 at Magnum Workshop Toronto under the mentorship of the renowned photographer Larry Towell. Since then he has taken an interest in utilizing photography as a medium to form a visual narrative that explores the relationship between humans and their surrounding environments.
Ben has been living in Toronto since 2009 where he continued to pursue his career. He is currently represented by Elaine Fleck Gallery.
mnngful. September 2021
Broad Magazine. April 2021
Pearl Press. March 2021
Awards & Recognitions
Bronze in Architecture. Moscow International Foto Award 2020
Nominee. Fine Art Photography Award 2018
Finalist. Scotia Prize for Magnum Workshop 2007
SCOTIABANK CONTACT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL
"Coastal Mammoth: The Great Seawall Of Japan" May 2023
"Fleck Fine Art Photography Exhibition" May 2022
Group Show, January-February 2021
Elaine Fleck Gallery. Toronto, Canada
”Four Degrees: Eco-Anxiety and Climate” July 2021
Strange Fire Collective & Humble Arts Foundation
Elaine Fleck Gallery. Toronto, Canada.
“Solemn Pines, Fading Things” May 2019
Urban Gallery. Toronto, Canada
“PhotoFile” May-August 2012
Gallery 44. Toronto, Canada
“Photopia 2012” April 2012
G44 Main Gallery. Toronto, Canada