Throughout 2015-2016 The Caravan Gallery's extra{ordinary} exhibition, Pride of Place Project and Tour will be hosted by six different cities across the UK. The Caravan Gallery will hold a Photo Competition to accompany their Pride of Place Project in each different location and all entries will be displayed on this dedicated website.

For further information about the Photo Competitions, Pride of Place Projects and extra{ordinary} exhibitions please visit the Caravan Gallery website.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Sunderland Pride of Place Project Photo Competition Winners

The Caravan Gallery is pleased to announce the winners of the Sunderland Pride of Place Photo Competition. The selection was made from over 100 photographs by the judging panel consisting of representatives from Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA), North East Photography Network (NEPN) and The Caravan Gallery.

The first prize went to Jo Howell who received a copy of our latest hardback publication, extra{ordinary} - Photographs of Britain by The Caravan Gallery.

Night Ice Cream by Jo Howell - 1st prize

There were three joint 2nd prizes! Paul A Knox, Andy Laycock and Susie Houghton who each received a copy of our Is Britain Great? 3 publication. Congratulations to all our winners!

Mackem by Paul A Knox - joint 2nd prize

Bearse by Andy Laycock - joint 2nd prize

Susie Houghton - joint 2nd prize

Also a selection of our favourite photographs that best fitted the brief (and reached by general consensus of the judging panel), were exhibited in the Sunderland Pride of Place Project space. The photographs were printed courtesy of the Northern Centre for Photography at the University of Sunderland.

Images selected for exhibition:

Roker Lighthouse and Stadium of Light by Liam Cummings
Fulwell Mill by Sheila Smith
The Sunderland Dog and Lost Property by Karen Ward
Mannequin by Steve Dixon
Untitled (ship) and Untitled (cranes) by Peter Brabban
Roker Beach by Stela Taneva
Roker and Seaburn by Charles Bell
Enthusiast by Rebecca Burdon
Ace Tattoo by Stephen Mincher
2.50pm by Andy Laycock
Penshaw Monument Star Trails by James Alexander Smith
The Bridges by Abi Fullerton
Seven Heaven by Rae Hutchinson

All entries to the Sunderland Pride of Place Project Photo Competition can be viewed here.