ÉRIC ST-PIERRE
PHOTOJOURNALIST

221 Desnoyers, Mont St-Hilaire, Qc, J3H 4E2
Tel/fax.: 450. 281.0916, cell.: 514. 249.2717
email: eric@ericstpierre.ca

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Career Objective
Photojournalist primarily focused on social and environmental issues.

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Education
Bachelor of Science With Distinction   (1993 - 1997)  
Major in Geography / Minor in Biology
| Concordia University       
 
Attestation of College Studies  (1993 - 1995)          
Photography
| Dawson College
 Patron’s Award: Highest cumulative grade

Diplôme d’Études Collégiales  (1988 - 1990         
Sciences pures | Cégep Édouard Montpetit

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Work Experiences
International Documentaries                             
More than 15 journeys in different countries to document social and environmental issues and more precisely on Fair Trade.

Magazine Au Québec  (2002 - 2006)                             
Director of photography and main photographer.

Le Devoir  (2000 - 2002)                                  
Photographer.

La Presse  (1998 - 2000)                                                        
Photographer.

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Individual Exhibitions
Fair Trade Organic Rice             
Groupe Contact Image (2006)
Life and work of Fair Trade organic rice growers members of Green Net in Thailand. (25x 20” x 24”).

Visages Café
Le Biodôme de Montréal   (1998 ) 92 000 visitors
Daily life of members of UCIRI, a fair traded coffee cooperative in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. (26 x 20’’x 30’’).

Kilimanjaro                                                      
Palais des congrès de Québec (2001)
Daily life of members of the KNCU, the first African coffee cooperative in the Kilimanjaro district, Tanzania. (24x 16’’x 24’’).

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Publications      
Le Commerce Équitable  (2008)       
A hard cover book on coffee growers members of the UCIRI cooperative, published by Aubanel in France.

Des Peuples et du café  (2003)           
A hard cover book on coffee growers in 5 countries, published by Impressions Québec, Nazca Éditions and Oxfam Québec.

Une Cause Café  (1997)          
A book on Fair Trade and the coffee industry, in collaboration with the author Laure Waridel, published by Les Intouchables.

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Prizes      
Reportage Grand Prize, Concours Lux 2003
International Reportage Grand Prize, Concours Lux 2002
Reportage finalist, Concours Lux in 1999, 2000 and 2001


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Languages     
French, English, Spanish basic Portuguese and Swahilii.