George Janousek was born in Prague, Czech Republik in 1949 & immigrated to Canada in 1968.
In 1973 graduated from Kootenay School of Art with a certificate in Commercial Art and in 1976 graduated from Vancouver School of Art with a Degree in Fine Arts. (lithography & ceramics) in 2005 took up photography and joined the North Shore Photographic Society and in 2010 joined the North Vancouver Community Arts Council and is a regular contributor to their art rental program.
Recent photographic accolades include:
2014 – “Never Enough” photo shown in the seemetakeover exhibition on the largest video billboard in New York Times Square.
2012 – “Life’s Good” photo published in “Exposure”, a coffee-table book by a New York based Artists Wanted competition.
2011 – Gold award for “Venetian Gondolas” photo.
Published in the COLOR Single Image magazine contest March issue.
2010 – Honorable mention for “Life’s Good” photo in the Arts Council of Surrey 2010 exhibition.
2009 – place for “The Burbs” photo in the Arts Council of Surrey 2009 Earth Matters exhibition.
2009 – Honorable mention for HSBC “Celebration of Lights fireworks” photo.
Featured in the Where Vancouver magazine.
2009 – Honorable mention for “The Vancouver Trade & Convention Centre” photo.
Featured in Northern Exposure contest (a showcase of Vancouver Architecture & Interior Design).
2008 – “Sunlight in Forest” photo published in Photo Life magazine.
One of 37 “up-and coming hot new talents in Canada”, an annual emerging emerging photographers contest.