APC October Meeting – Award-winning photographer and publisher, Mark Zelinski.
The APC is pleased to welcome award-winning photographer and publisher, Mark Zelinski as guest speaker for our October meeting.
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 at
Ajax Community Centre – HMS Room
75 Centennial Rd, Ajax, ON L1S 4S4
Doors open at
Award-winning photographer and publisher, Mark Zelinski presents a PowerPoint of photographs and stories from his ninth book “HEART OF TURTLE ISLAND: THE NIAGARA ESCARPMENT”. The images bring exquisite focus to the environmental treasures of the magnificent Niagara Escarpment, celebrating the diverse Indigenous and settler communities that thrive along its rugged, curving path. Also included in this presentation, images and travel/cultural stories and experiences from Mark’s 80-country BOOKS THAT HEAL Initiative.
BIOGRAPHY: 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, a Fellow of Royal Canadian Geographical Society and winner of the Canadian Governor General’s Medal. Zelinski is best known for his “Books That Heal” initiative – donating 7,000 copies of his photography books to 100 worldwide charities. His nine internationally acclaimed photography books include forewords by HRH Prince Philip, The Honourable Lincoln Alexander, HRH Prince Andrew, AFN Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day and The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau.
You can view more of Mark’s work on his website www.MarkZelinski.com
APC members can RSVP to this event on our members only Meetup site HERE
6:30 – 7:00 Meet and Greet Socialize
7:00 – 7:15 Announcements, Celebrating 10 years – Member Slideshow
7:15 – 8:00 Mark Zelinski Presentation Part One
8:00- 8:15 Break, 50/50 Draw, Event Announcements
8:15 – 9:00 Mark Zelinski Presentation Part two
9:00 – 9:30 Adjournment, Socialize