John Healey was born in Toronto and grew up along the St. Lawrence River in Brockville Ontario. He received a graduate diploma in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from Algonquin College. John is a consumer electronics industry professional of more that thirty years, who now devotes himself to lens-based image creation. His work, HEAD-ON, has been shown nationally at the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival (2017) and images from his Fasteners series were selected for the Robert McLaughlin Gallery year-end show EXPOSED (2018). Healey lives and teaches in Ottawa with his partner Amy and Arno their Boston Terrier.