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The Panel Choice Award 2016 is kindly sponsored by Metro Imaging 

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2016 Winners Announced:

Joint first place:
Derek Foott – Melba & the Natives, Cork Photo HQ
Tina Horgan – Little Altars Everywhere, Callanan’s Bar
Runner up:
Sanda Gälina – Untitled Still, Meades Wine Bar 126

2016 Panel prizes:
Allocated at judges discretion.

Exhibited in the Cork Photo showcase, Brighton Photo Fringe, Festival Hub October 1st to 31st.

A 12-month tailored Metro Imaging Mentorship including £1000.00 credit to spend on Metro Imaging services.

1 set of 12 portfolio prints 12”x8” C-type Matt/gloss with 1 hour consultation with Metro Imaging.

1 week (7 days) instagram takeover for @metroimaging.

People’s Choice Award winner:
Derek Foott – Melba & The Natives, Cork Photo HQ

Congratulations to this year’s Cork Photo Award Winners!

Tina Horgan - Callanan's Bar
Tina Horgan – Callanan’s Bar 2016

Meet the 2016 Panel:

Fiona Kearney

Fiona Kearney is the founding Director of the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, a purpose-built contemporary art museum on the campus of University College Cork. She has curated exhibitions in Ireland and internationally including 2116: Forecast of the next century, Boolean Expressions: Contemporary art and mathematical data, Folly: Art after Architecture, The Artist’s Eye: Photographic Portraits of Artists, Through the Looking Glass: Childhood in Contemporary Photography and Island: New Art from Ireland.
She has written about photography for Source and the Irish Arts Review and in July 2008, she was the Irish commissioner for European night at the Rencontres d’Arles international photography festival. She is a member of the Irish Museums Association, ICOM, IKT and AICA.

Roseanne Lynch

Roseanne Lynch is a visual artist whose practice is photography and installation based. She is currently on a 2-year artist-in-residency at Cork Centre for Architectural Education (CCAE).

Recent residencies include Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris (2014) and a residency fellowship at The Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France (2015). She teaches at CCAE and CIT/CCAD in Cork, and is represented by Nag gallery, Dublin.

Padraig Murphy

Padraig Murphy is a tutor on the Photographic Studies course at St. John’s Central College, Cork (1998- 2016). He has received numerous awards and has exhibited nationally and internationally.

My Newport Survey, exhibited in Viewpoint Gallery in Salford, England, as a solo show in 1997 and featured in the exhibition and publication ‘The Lie of the Land’ 1995 which toured extensively  throughout Europe.

ANYWHERE PLEASE!, published in 1999 featured in Revealing Views, Images from Ireland, Source, The Photographic Review and Quinze en Europe, young European photographers in 2000.