Photography Competition Judges

The closing date for the Pride in Our Past photography competition passed on the 14th January. We can now announce the judges who will convene on the 4th February to judge the entries. We are very impressed with the quality of the photos and the diverse range of content submitted.

We will present the lucky winner with their £250 cash prize on Saturday 18th February at the Plymouth Arts Centre.

The Judges

Rheinallt Wyn Huws comes from North Wales and graduated from Bangor and Cardiff Universities of Wales. He’s worked for 10 years in Plymouth in social housing provision. While living in Wales, Rheinallt was heavily involved with LGBT organisations and pressure groups often appearing on S4C TV programmes. He’s always taken a keen interest in LGBT Art and Culture.

Anna Whittall – Studied National Diploma Photography and finished in 2009 with full distinction grade, returned back to Plymouth College of Art in the September and is currently studying BA (Hons) Photography which she will finish this year. Outside of education she has worked freelance for a number of clients, producing images for a variety of criteria such as press releases, album covers and glamour photo shoots.

20 year old Chris Parnell is a Live Music and Portrait Photographer from Plymouth. Chris is currently studying at Plymouth College of Art doing Ba (Hons) degree. Chris currently specializes in Victorian Style Portraiture. Chris is also gay.

Louisa Mann is the City Archivist in charge of the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office. Aged 29, she became the youngest manager of the record office when she took over the reigns in April 2010. She is a Registered Member of the Archives and Records Association and has worked in the heritage sector for the past 9 years, including at the Transport for London Historical Archives, the Worcestershire Record Office and the West Glamorgan Archive Service. Her main focus at present is the securing of funding for moving the archive collections to new high quality premises in the Royal William Yard.


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