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William Eakin

Winnipeg, Manitoba
[Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1952]


A practicing artist for 30 years, William Eakin was educated at the Vancouver School of Art and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. His photographs have been exhibited across Canada and in the United States, The Netherlands, France, Japan and Taiwan.

A recipient of numerous awards from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Manitoba Arts Council, including the Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography, Eakin has taught in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Victoria and at the School of Art at the University of Manitoba.

His photographs are in many public collections such as the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Canada Council Art Bank, Winnipeg Art Gallery and Edmonton Art Gallery, among many others.

William Eakin is represented by the Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto.


The CCCA Winnipeg Artists Project was generously supported by the Winnipeg Foundation.


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