Karoline Cullen
Photographic Artist


Photography has been a lifelong passion for Karoline. Even when she was an instructor in the Kinesiology Department at Langara College, the Managing Director for Canadian Holographic Developments or founder and coach at Delta Gymnastics, photography was always a strong interest.

Now retired from all of that, she concentrates on photography and is eclectic in her choice of subjects. When spending time on Galiano Island, she loves photographing the abundant nature and wildlife there. She particularly enjoys capturing images of gymnasts and dancers with studio lighting set-ups. She continues to support Delta Gymnastics by donating her photos of gymnasts and volunteers event photography for Delta KidSport.  Karoline is Past President of the Delta Photo Club and continues to serve on its executive. She credits being active in the Club with helping her photography improve.

Her travels have spanned the globe. She is a freelance travel and feature writer, published in numerous newspapers and magazines such as Canadian Camera, Photo Life, Photography Monthly, and Northwest Travel. She also writes regularly for Travel Writers Tales, an independent travel article syndicate, and is a member in good standing of the British Columbia Association of Travel Writers. Her photos are regularly featured on the Galiano Island Chamber of Commerce brochures.

Very few days go by without her taking photos and she relishes the time she spends with a camera in her hands.

Which of my photographs is my favourite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.” – Imogen Cunningham


Forest Dancer – Artist’s Statement

Dancers leave me in awe. Their ability to look as calm as a Madonna while exhibiting maximum strength, at maximum stretch is a marvel.

Taking a dancer off the stage and into a forest setting showcases her abilities in a unique way. Posing her with concrete, graffiti, and nature’s greenery gives a juxtaposition of intriguing textures and makes her serenity shine. The ease with which dancers move and pose belies the discipline and hours of training it takes to master their craft.

In my photographs, I aim to capture, with the utmost admiration and respect, the grace, strength, beauty, and poise of a highly skilled performer.

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Social Media:


Instagram: @karolinecullen


Curriculum Vitae 

Group Exhibits

2016       “Beginnings” Gallery 1321, Delta, BC

2016       “It’s A Wonderful World” Tsawwassen Arts Centre, Delta, BC

2015       “Eclectic II” Tsawwassen Arts Centre, Delta, BC

2015       “BC and Beyond” Gallery 1321, Delta, BC

2015       “Interpretations II” Delta Artists Guild, Delta, BC

2015       “BC and Beyond” Gallery 1321, Delta, BC

2014       “Exposed” Firehall Centre for the Arts, Delta, BC

2013       “Interpretations” Delta Artists Guild, Delta, BC

2013       Delta Photo Inspirations, Delta, BC

2012       “Eclectic” Tsawwassen Arts Centre, Delta, BC

2012       Delta Photo Inspirations, Delta, BC

2011       Delta Photo Inspirations, Delta, BC

Awards & Honors 

2017       Fraser Valley Invitational (Langley Camera Club) Gold Medal

2016 – 2017  Delta Photo Club Photographer of the Year

2016       BC Travel Writers Association 1st Place

2013       Delta Photo Inspirations: 1st and 3rd Colour Print; 3rd Monochrome Print

2012       Delta Photo Inspirations: 2nd Colour Print, 2nd Portrait Print