Honorable Mention / 2021 / Fine Art / People

Spirit of the Artist

The Screenwriter, The Dancer, The Painter, The Poet, The Violinist, and the Singer. This series touches upon the dynamic and the spirit of an artist in the creative process. Conveyed in each unique voice, the challenges of creativity and the courage to follow through with inspiration.

Francis A. Willey is a Canadian born Artist, Poet and Composer. A self taught artist.
His 35mm film photographic work has been exhibited, published and awarded
internationally. His photograph "Blindness" has caused political and social reverberation, through
deliberate appropriation of the work in a multitude of cultures, countries and religions
He is currently represented by Kodakone & Art+Commerce Agency NYC for Vogue
Italia, as well as The Collector’s Gallery of Art in Calgary.
Instagram @neopictorialist

Awards International Photography awards 2012
3rd place fine art professional category
for Mythos
3rd prize book category PX3 for 'Ghost'