Portugese, Canadian. b. 1960- (source: NGC http://www.gallery.ca/en/see/collections/artist.php?iartistid=24543)
Frank Pimentel, a Ryerson graduate of Media Studies with an MA in Art Therapy from the University of Buffalo, is a Canadian contemporary photographer who has exhibited and sold his work since 1980. His work has been acquired by the National Gallery of Canada, the Canada Council Art Bank, the National Archives of Canada, and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography. Increasingly known for his social commentary, Pimentel’s work documents the decay happening in urban North America with great insight and empathy.