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Photographer Owen Bruce was born and raised in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. At the age of 18 he moved to New York City to study photography at the prestigious School of Visual Arts where he graduated with his Bachelor of Fine Arts, with a focus on Fashion Photography. Upon graduating, Owen received the award for Unusual Excellence in Fashion Photography and was exhibited among the top artists in his graduating class at the SVA Gallery in New York City and completed internships at top photographic agencies Art+Commerce and Management and Production (M.A.P.).
In 2014 Owen launched his independent career, and has worked with clients including Neiman Marcus, Holt Renfrew, Joe Fresh, Hudon's Bay, Simons, Shiseido, Cle de Peau, Mary Kay Cosmetics and Bite Cosmetics. Owen has photographed editorials and covers for Elle Canada, US, France and International (editions worldwide), Vogue Mexico and China, Interview Magazine, and Vanity Fair Italia. He has also photographed celebrities including Carly Rae Jepsen and G-Eazy.
With a keen and astute eye for beauty, Owen takes great pride in capturing women at their most beautiful and alluring. With his modern take on beauty photography, he is sure to never over-retouch and allow natural beauty and photographic integrity to shine through. He is an avid follower of the multi-faceted fashion industry, from runway shows to the latest models and beauty trends, which helps to inform his constantly evolving point of view.
Owen’s awards include the National Magazine Award in Canada for Best Editorial in 2016, British Journal of Photography’s “Top Emerging Fashion Photographer,” and the School of Visual Arts “Excellence in Fashion Photography.”