February 13, 2023
Zelinski’s presentation of “NIAGARA: Land Between Waters” brings exquisite focus to the environmental treasures of the Niagara Peninsula, and to the diverse communities that thrive within Niagara Region. The show includes photos and stories from his global travels, and a species-naming contest to win a signed copy of one of his books (valued at $50).
Bio: Mark Zelinski trained as an artist and a designer, and graduated as the top student of OCAD in 1979. His diverse career as a professional photographer has taken him across 80 countries, with clients ranging from The National Film Board of Canada to Panasonic. He is also a publisher, writer, painter, filmmaker, Fellow of Royal Canadian Geographic Society, member of The Explorer’s Club, and winner of the Canadian Governor General’s Medal.
Zelinski is best known for his “Books That Heal” initiative – donating 8,000 copies of his photography books to 100 worldwide charities. His internationally acclaimed photography books include forewords by HRH Prince Philip, The Honourable Lincoln Alexander, and The Right Honorable Justin Trudeau. www.MarkZelinski.com
NFRCC Speaker Series 2022-2023