About Kevin Slack
Kevin Slack was born in rural Ontario in 1969 and worked on his family farm but not very well. Kevin initially pursued English literature at the University of Western Ontario but then found Visual Arts where he studied to be a painter.
After finishing his Bachelor of Education, Kevin taught English in Korea and then in Ecuador. Back in Toronto, Kevin painted murals and taught English and Visual Arts in high school, and also worked in some cubicles. He continues to work in marketing and web development.
Kevin started working as a photographer mostly as an accident. A vacation in Cuba in 2000 turned into a photography project that has lasted 14 years. About Cuba, Kevin says, “Cuba is a song in my head. My photography is a means to transmit the tempo, the rhythm, the chorus of that song. If my work transmits the smallest part of the charm, the sensuality and serenity and, yes, seduction that I feel when I am creating it, then I can be satisfied.”
Kevin has had solo and group exhibitions in Toronto, Canada and is part of private collections in the USA and the UK. Kevin is featured in two anthologies by Bruno Gmunder: Kissed: Sensuality in Gay Art and Beautiful Vision, the Book. Kevin also has a 2013 Wall Calendar available through Big Daddy still available here: http://www.amazon.com/Cuban-Men-2013-Wall-Calendar/dp/1935478893.
Kevin is most happy when he is working in Cuba, he doesn’t know how to salsa, and he rather seriously dislikes being photographed.
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