Peter Coffman graduated from Ryerson University’s Department of Film and Photography with a B.A.A. in 1988. He has exhibited his work at Dalhousie Art Gallery (Halifax), ViewPoint Gallery (Halifax), Studio 22 (Kingston), the College of St. Francis (Joliet, Illinois), Regis College (Toronto), The Ryerson Gallery (Toronto), Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan), the McLaughlin Planetarium (Toronto), Queen’s Quay terminal (Toronto) and The Market Gallery (Toronto). His photographs have illustrated numerous books and periodicals, most recently Exploring the Capital (by Andrew Waldron, Figure.1, 2017) and the upcoming Camino (Wintergreen Studios Press, 2017), which he also wrote. He was awarded the Independent Music Award for Best Album Photography in 2008 (Camino, by Oliver Schroer), a Canada Council photography grant in 2013, and the Ottawa Arts Council Project X Photography Award in 2017. His work is in private collections in Canada, the United States, and Europe.
Peter also holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto, an M.A. from York University, and a Ph.D. from Queen’s University. He is an Associate Professor in the History and Theory of Architecture program at Carleton University, and Past President of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada.