R. Jeanette Martin is a freelance photojournalist formerly based in Toronto where she spent a decade photographing for NOW Magazine, Toronto’s alt weekly. Currently based out of Gabriola in BC, her work has been published in NOW Magazine, Xtra!, Toronto Life, Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Spacing, In Toronto, on the websites for Corbis, The Huffington Post and Yonge Street Media as well as being broadcast in a short documentary about Justin Trudeau on the CBC.
She provided the cover image for ‘City Voices: A book of monologues by Toronto artists’ as well as ‘Shelter in a Storm’ from UBC Press. Her gallery shows include a solo exhibit entitled ‘My Roots are Showing’ (2003) at Gallery X in Toronto as well as contributing 10 images to the 3rd year gallery show and book for the ’10×10 Photography Project’ (2013) exhibited at the Gladstone Hotel. More recently she joined the ranks of “rocktographers” for the YYJ Rocktographers (2016) annual exhibit held at Fort Tectoria in Victoria, BC.
She is also the official photographer for the TREE Fund’s annual STIHL Tour des Trees bike rally fundraiser.