Water Rats series - Awards News (2021)

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Taken from the Water Rats series (2021, ongoing)

I am pleased to announce that the Water Rats series was one of the winning photo essays shortlisted as part of both the Series Section of the 16th Julia Margaret Cameron Award (Documentary & Reportage Category, 2021) and the AI-AP American Photography 37 award (2021), an international photo competition showcasing "the best images of 2020". 

The jurors for AP 37 included Arem Duplessis (Jury Chair), Group Creative Director, Apple Inc.;  Brian Bantog, Design Director, Nike;  Stella Blackmon, Photo Editor, New York Magazine;  Jane E. Clark, Photography Director, AARP Media;  Vida Cornelious, Executive Creative Director, T Brand Studio/The New York Times;  Leslie dela Vega, Director of Visuals, OZY;  Natalia Jimenez, Photo Editor, The Washington Post;  Gianmaria Schonlieb, Creative Director, Lyft;  Philip Brian Tabuas, Photo Editor, Bloomberg Business;  and Ronda Thompson, Creative Director, Bed Bath and Beyond.

All AP37 winning images will appear permanently online in The ARCHIVE in November with the launch of the book at The PARTY – the annual AI-AP gala held in New York City, which is coming back on Thursday, November 11, 2021. See a list of all the selected artists here