Chris Shepherd

Toronto based artist Chris Shepherd uses the medium of photography to document the ever-changing urban landscape. Best known for his Subway series, his approach is directed by composition, colour, and form and largely influenced by contemporary architecture, painting, and sculpture. For the past decade, Shepherd has focused on capturing urban and pedestrian life in isolated moments of tranquility. Empty subway platforms, vacant storefronts, forgotten industrial spaces, or simply the abandoned nooks and crannies of ordinary spaces all become subjects of interest.

Shepherd's distinctive street photography has more recently been complemented by studio work that continues to explore composition, colour, and form while simultaneously experimenting with the art of photography and the physical photograph as an object.

Shepherd’s work has been exhibited across North America and is included in major corporate collections in Canada. Most recently a number of his works were acquired by the HBC Global Art Collection in New York. 

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Chris Shepherd - Four Huron Horizons, Rolled - 2 sizes, $3,100-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Yorkville Hoarding and Tree - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Club Monaco - Avenue Road and Bloor - 2 sizes, $1,550-$3,100, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Six Sheets of Plywood, Maquette, Version 1  - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Six Sheets of Plywood, Maquette, Version 2 - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Silver Tarp Self Portrait  - Version 1 - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Six Sheets of Plywood, Cut Into 36 - Version 1 - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Studs, Piled and Formed - Version 1 - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Blue Tarp Self Portrait  - Version 1 - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Black Safety Fence - Version 2 - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Black Safety Fence - Version 1 - SOLD, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
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Chris Shepherd - Grey H-Beam - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Piling Drill Casings - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Yellow Scaffold - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Construction Sign and Club Monaco Building- 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Structural Steel #1 - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - White Tarped Scaffolding - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Concrete Forming, 2018 - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Structural Steel #2 - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Wooden Concrete Forms - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Wallace Walk Community Centre - 3 sizes, $1,350-$4,300, Archival Pigment Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - After Sunset Lake Huron - 2 sizes, $3,100-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Four After Sunset Lake Huron Prints Rolled And Standing - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Parking - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Parking Elements Stacked - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Brush, Gardiner Expressway Circles Alone - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Brush, Gardiner Expressway Circles in Square - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Bowie Sky Stripped and Formed - 2 sizes, $1,550-$3,100, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Bowie Sky Cubed - 2 sizes, $1,550-$3,100, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Bowie Sky Stripped - 2 sizes, $1,550-$3,100, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Twenty Self Portrait Machines Stacked - 2 sizes, $3,100-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Colour Circles Stripped and Formed - 2 sizes, $1,550-$3,100, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in Black with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Red Brick Wall Folded Verso - 2 sizes, $1,550-$3,100, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in Black with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Red Brick Wall Folded - 2 sizes, $1,550-$3,100, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in Black with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Colour Circles on White 2 - 2 sizes, $1,550-$3,100, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Colour Circles on Black 2 - 2 sizes, $1,550-$3,100, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in Black with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Dufferin Station Mezzanine Toronto - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Pape Exit Hallway, Toronto - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Osgoode Station - Queen Street, Southbound - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Davisville Station Escalator, Toronto - 2 sizes, $3,100-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Mont Royal Platform and Newspaper, Montreal - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Joliette Staircase, Montreal - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Yonge & Bloor TO - 20x20 in. - $1,200, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Snowden Hall and Platform, Montreal - 2 sizes, $3,100-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Fauve Hallway, Montreal - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Kennedy Station Platform Bench, Toronto - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Lionel-Groulx Station Platform, Montreal - 3 sizes, $1,550-$5,000, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
Chris Shepherd - Warden Station Bus Bay Bench, Toronto - 36x36 in. - $3,100, Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in White with Glass,  - Bau-Xi Gallery
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