Sonja Scharf photography will be part of the Gladstone’s exhibit 10×10: 100 Portraits opening reception on Thursday June 28 from 7 to 10 p.m. 10×10 is a photography project celebrating Canadian queers involved in the arts. The project features 10 LGBT photographers focusing on 10 LGBT artists to create 100 portraits.
Sonja Scharf has been making images since 1982, after borrowing a friends point and shoot camera. She began her formal education in 1988 at The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton, where she completed a two-year professional photography program. After graduating her focus was fashion and commercial work, however her photographic interests soon evolved to explore her artistic practice within the realm of fine art photography. Since 2000 Sonja has devoted herself to creating art and has been actively exhibiting her work in galleries and other public venues. Sonja is represented in Canada by Edward Day Gallery.