|John Novak is a Photographic Artist and Sculptor living in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. John has a passionate interest in the beauty of nature and the hidden beauty of everyday images. John’s interest in sculpting wildfowl and songbirds rekindled his photography interests as a way to acquire reference material for his carvings. John’s artistic interests have grown to include Photographic Art Images of nature, landscape and still life subjects. He prides himself in capturing a unique view on nature using his knowledge of wildlife and their habitats gained from his many years of study in support of his sculpting interests. John has also leveraged his keen observation skills to find the hidden beauty of everyday images.|
John is a founding member of the Oxford Photographic Arts Guild (OPAG) and an active member of the Brantford Arts Block. John is also an active member and presenter at both the Brant Camera Club and the Woodstock Camera Club.
Many of John’s prints have received awards in photographic competitions at the Ward World Championship Wildlife Photography Competition in Ocean City, Maryland, the Paris Ontario Fair’s Photography Competition along with many awards in both club and inter-club competitions. John was a Bronze Photographer of the Year for 2008-2009 at the Woodstock Camera Club. John's "Ring-billed Gull Pair #1" image was second place Image of the Year for 2009-2010 at the Woodstock Camera Club.
John has exhibited several of his prints as part of a group show at the Windjammer Inn, Port Stanley, Ontario (2007) and the The One London Place Judge Chair's Special" show at One London Place, London, Ontario (2008). John had his first solo show at the Dundas Valley Conservation Area (2009).
John's work has been selected for the following juried art shows: "Sizzling Summer Show" at the Art Gallery of Lambeth from June 21, 2011 to July 30, 2011 "Forces of Nature Show" at the Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant from November 6, 2010 to January 7, 2011
John’s Photographic Artwork is personally made using the highest level of technology in archival reproduction techniques.