Barry Peterson was born and raised near Chicago and immigrated to Canada in the 1960s. He completed his BA and Masters in Social Work and worked in the field for several decades. During this time he studied photography at the Ontario College of Art and exhibited in Winnipeg, Toronto and Vancouver. He also started his own freelance photography business, was a founding member of two artist run galleries in Winnipeg and has taught photography. He exhibited On the Edge: Putting a Face on Homelessness, 2009-11. Barry lives in Comox B.C.
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