Vancouver based photojournalist Wendell Phillips (www.wendellphillips.com) began his photojournalism career as a staff news photographer in 1981. Since then he’s earned 31 Picture of the Year awards from North American news organizations; as well as two National Magazine Awards in Canada. He was voted Canada’s News Photographer of the year in 1988 and Canadian Photojournalist of the year in 2007 and 2009.
The Photographic Society of America honored Wendell with the International Understanding through Photography Award recognizing his socially engaged documentaries and public lectures with a humanitarian perspective. Phillips has documented the diversity of the human condition on 5 continents in 70 countries that include Greenland, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, Lebanon, and Palestinian territories, Bangladesh, Haiti, Madagascar, and Nicaragua during the war.
His work has been exhibited with Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, California, the Galerie Clairefontaine Espace 1 in Luxembourg and the United Nations in New York City. His work has been featured with the BBC, Time Magazine, South China Morning Post, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and New York Times.
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