Aaron Vincent Elkaim

410-21 Tichester Rd. Toronto Ontario, M5P 1P3 tel.647.828.0125

www.aaronvincentelkaim.com / avelkaim@gmail.com

selected exhibitions

solo June – October 2014, “Make Me Ever Ready” Harbourfront Center, Toronto, Onatio, Canada

January 2013, “A Co-Existence” Miles Nadal Jewish Community Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

October-December 2012, “Keepers Of Memory,” Alliance Francaise, 24 Spadina Rd. Toronto, Ontario Canada.

September 2012- September 2013 , “Sleepiing With the Devil,” Daylight Gallery, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

May 2012, “A Co-Existence” CONTACT Photography Festival Feature show, Pikto Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

May 2010, "Runway" CONTACT Photography, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

June 2010- Present – “Fire” National Film Board of Canada on-line interactive exhbition.


October 2014 – Boreal Collective Group show- Zoom Photo Festival, Saguenay, Quebec.

Sept 26- November 21, 2014 – Ravine Portal: part of WorldWide Storefront - a Storefront for Art and Architecture project – DTAH, 50 Park Road, Toronto, ON, Canada, Toronto, Canada.

June 2014 “Sleeping with the Devil,” Lumix Photojournalism Festival, Hannover, Germany.

July 2014, “Sleeping with the Devil” Prix Voies Off Festival, Arles, France.

October 2013- May 2014, “Sleeping with the Devil” Magenta Flash Forward Emerging Photogapher Travelling Exhibition – Toronto, Boston, London England.

September 2013 - , “Sleeping with the Devil” FotoVisura Year in Review Projections and Exhibition – PhotoVille Brooklyn, NY, USA.

November 2013, , “Sleeping with the Devil” – Dialogue &Quiet Conversations – United Photo Industries, New York, NY, 111 Front St.

May-October 2013- , “Sleeping with the Devil” Photolucidia Critical Mass Top 50 Exhibition, Southeast Museum of Photography, Miami Florida.

June 2013- June 2014- “Nine Rivers City: Toronto’s Extraordinary Waterways” Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada.

May 2013- “Private as Public” CONTACT Photography Festival, Harbourd Coinwash, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Septmeber 2012- September 2013 - , “Sleeping with the Devil” Anothropographia travelling exhibition. Sept 2012 at the Marche Bonsecours in Montreal, Canada.

May – Septmeber 2012 – “Contacting Toronto,” curator Sharon Switzer - Group public installation in Toronto TTC Subway Station.

August 2011 – “A Co-Existence” Voies Off Festival Projections, Arels France.

May-June 2011 – ““A Co-Existence” Onward 11 Group Exhibition at Ring Cube Gallery in Tokyo, Japan.

May 2011- “Chemical Valley” CONTACT Photography Festival Feature show, Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

March 2011- “A Co-Existence” Onward 11/ Broject Basho Group Exhibition, Philadelphia, USA.

November 2010 – “Exodus” Reportage Photography Festival, National Art School is East Sydney Austrailia.

May 2010 – “Jewish Morocco” New York Photo Festival at St. Annes Warehouse, NY, NY, USA.

2008 -2010 – “Photosensitive Cancer Project” Canada Wide Exhibit.

grants / awards / recognition

2014 Leica Oscar Barnack Award top 50 – Germany

2014 Gold Award -Society of Publication Designer Awards – The White Wall – for the NewYorker Magazine.

2014 Photovisura Grant Finalist - USA

2014 Selected. Hannover Lumix Photojournalism Festival - Germany

2014 Prix Voies Off Rencontres d'Arles – Selected photographer - France

2013 Review Santa Fe – Selected for portfolio reviews

2013 Magenta Flash Forward Emerging Photographer - Canada

2013 American Photography 29 – Selected

2013 Toronto Arts Council – Mid Career Grant

2013 National Newspaper Award- News Feature Photo - Canada

2013 National Magazine Award Finalist – Photojournalism Category - Canada

2013 FotoVisura Grant Finalist - USA

2013 Ontario Arts Council- Emerging artist grant.

2012 Daylight Photo Award 1st place - USA

2012 AnthropoGraphia Honourable Mention: Sleeping with the Devil - Canada

2012 Photolucidia Critical Mass Top 50 - Usa

2011 TED-X UTHP speaker – University of Toronto

2011 Photolucidia Critical Mass Top 200 Finalist - USA

2011 Special mention - Fotographia International Photography Festival, Rome.

2011 Canada Council for the Arts – Production Grant

2011 Voies Off Rencontres d'Arles 2011 – Selected photographer - France

2011 Chosen American Photography 27

2011 The Canadian Journalism Foundation Tom Hanson Photojournalist Award.

2011 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition assistance

2010 Chosen American Photography 26.

2010 2nd place Documentary - GUP View Book Photostory Contest.

2010 HM - Photo Essay Pro – The Lucie Awards. - USA

2010 HM Photo Essay– Fine Art - NY Photo Festival. - USA

2010 Reportage Photography Festival Australia– Selected Photographer.

2010 PX3 – 3rd Portrait Personality + 2rd Photojournalism Essay. - France

2010 PDN Photo Annual – 1st Personal Essay. - USA

2010 Visual Culture Awards – Bronze Award. -USA

2009 Ontario Arts Council - Emerging Artists Grant

2009 News Photographers Association of Canada POY– 2nd Photo Essay.

2008 Eddie Adams photography workshop – USA Reuters Assignment Award.

2008 News Photographers Association of Canada POY – HM Picture Essay, Multimedia - 3rd place.

2008 Photo Life –Emerging Photographer Award. -Canada

2007 National Geographic International Photography competition.

2007 Winner of the NPAC Student photographer of the year award. – Canada

2007 Winner of the ECNPA Student Vision Award. - Canada

selected bibliography

2014 - Magenta FlashForward Tenth

2014 - 4th Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism

2013 - Magenta FlashForward Emergning Photographer

2010 - GUP Viewbook Photostory


Loyalist College May 2007 – June 2008

Belleville, Ontario, Canada : Photojournalism and Documentary Photography One-Year Program.

University of Manitoba September 1999 – June 2003, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Bachelor of Arts • Double majored in Film and Culutral Anthriopology.

Eddie Adams Workshop - New York September 2008

Donald Weber Documentary photography Workshop - Toronto October 2010

Aaron Vincent Elkaim

Toronto Freelance Photographer, Winnipeg Freelance Photographer, Portrait photographer, Documentary photographer and photojournalist, commercial photographer
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