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GARY C. DWYER first studied photography at Syracuse University where he earned simultaneous degrees in Landscape Architecture and Fine Arts.

In 1974 he received a Design Award from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and was selected to serve on the Design Arts Division advisory board of the National Endowment for the Arts in 1976.

His work for the Oakland Museum was featured in 1983 on Charles Kuralt's CBS Television, "Sunday Morning." The same year, The French Ministry of Culture selected him to design the site of an ancient spring. The German National Arts Organization funded his design for a ‘Garden for the Blind’ on the North Sea coast in 1984. And The (former) Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia commissioned him to design the war memorial for the last battle of World War II (The sculpture was declared a National Landmark of Slovenia in 2002.)

Since 1984 his photographs have been published in numerous magazines, including Garden Design, Metropolitan Home, Avenue, Landscape Architecture Magazine, and The Architecture Review (London).

In 1987 he photographed two climbing expeditions in the Himalayas. In 1992 He photographed the Botanical Survey Project on Baffin Island, Northwest Territories in the Canadian Arctic and in 1994 documented World Heritage Sites for UNESCO in Vietnam.

His work has been exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC, the Oakland Museum in California and is in the collection of La Maison Européenne de la Photographie and Bibliotheque Nationale de France.

Selected Publications
2008Images'08 Vevey, Switzerland
2008La Biennale Internationale de l’image, Nancy, France
2007"Atlántica Colectivas", Bienal International de Fotografia. Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
2007PX3 Prix De La Photographie, Paris – Honorable mention
2006World Monuments Fund - New York and Paris – Southern Italian Architecture in Peril
2004International Photography Awards - Advertising Photographer of the Year “Lucie Awards” Los Angeles
2004Santa Fe Center for Photography
Books by Gary Dwyer
Current Projects by Gary Dwyer

© 2005 Gary Dwyer