About
Meghan Krauss is a practicing photographic artist who lives and works in Victoria, BC, where she currently teaches courses at the Vancouver Island School of Art. She moved to the island after finishing a three-year photography practicum internship at The Banff Centre in Banff, AB (2015). Meghan obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Windsor, in Windsor, ON (2012) and she holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, (2005) with a major in photography. She was awarded a Social Science and Humanities Research Council Scholarship, Ontario Graduate Scholarship, and a full tuition scholarship while obtaining her masters degree, and was amongst the highest in her graduating class, convocating with honours with great distinction in the Spring of 2005. She has exhibited her work across Canada and the US, attended a self-directed residency in northern Iceland (2012) and has received a Saskatchewan Arts Board Independent Artists Project Grant.

Meghan's portfolio boasts a strong collection of work.  Her current series explores tourism, based on her experiences in Banff National Park, and area that attracts over 3 million visitors a year. These large-scale panoramic photomontages, where multiple images of tourists are compressed into a single image, represent the constant flow of life that exists around us, but which we rarely make direct observations of.  

Video - "This Photographer Inserts Selfie-Takers into Beautiful Landscapes" 
Meghan's travel and landscape photography deriving from her ongoing list of visited destinations.  Over the past 12 years, Meghan has traveled extensively throughout Western Canada, the South-Western United States, Hong Kong, Nepal, Australia, Thailand, Peru, Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, Taiwan, and New Zealand. Highlights include living out of the back of a van in New Zealand for 11 months, spending a week sailing around the numerous Galápagos’ islands, trekking Base Camp Everest and the Annapurna circuit in Nepal, driving 18,000km and ½ the circumference of Australia in a 4 month period, spent a month exploring the entirety of Iceland and yearly trips to the Rocky Mountains for multi-day backpacking excursions.