The Hudson Creative Hub is very excited to announce its next exhibition. We will be featuring the Photographed works of Richard Stanford from September 10th till October 31st.
Join us for the launch reception on September 10th from 2 -5 pm for some wine and Cheese meet the artist and enjoy the beautifully captured pieces of Richards’s “Memento Mori” collection.
Richard Stanford is a multi-media artist: film producer, director, and scriptwriter; photographer, video artist, essayist, short story writer, journalist, teacher, and gardener with a Fine Arts degree (cum laude) from Concordia University.
His short stories, The Postcard and Searching For Henri have been published in the Adirondack Review and OVI Magazine. Numerous essays have been published in The Globe and Mail, Canada’s History Magazine, P.O.V, Montage, and Ani-Mag, and he is the co-editor of What Rough Beast, a collection of essays on animal welfare.
His written works include a novel, The Sentinel (2020), a collection of short stories, Chance Does Not Exist (2012) and a collection of essays, Life Goes Elsewhere (2012). His most recent collection, Rainbow Street, was published in 2022.
Richard wrote and directed his first film, I Wanna Be Me, a documentary for Rogers Cablevision in Toronto, on the life of two parolees. He went on to produce 52 documentaries for the CFCF-TV current affairs program, As It Is, and 15 documentaries for NOW broadcast on CBC-TV.
Richard wrote scripts for the series Lassie and My Hometown, both for YTV. His script for the feature film Captive was released theatrically in 1998 and subsequently broadcast on the CTV network. He worked as a story editor for three feature films that have all been released theatrically. In 1982, Richard established the Co-Op de la Main, a bilingual film cooperative in Montréal.
Richard’s photographic works have been exhibited by Galerie A – Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Vehicule Art Gallery, Critical Eye Gallery, Workshop Gallery, Skelly Gallery, Arbor Gallery, Cornwall Art Gallery, and Abbey for the Arts.
These photographs are Memento Mori, a reminder of mortality, testifying to time’s relentless melt. They cover two periods of my work beginning with 35mm and large format film. In 2007 I began working in digital technology with DSLR cameras. Later I set the analog and digital images on a collision course