CHINWE RUSSELL - ARTIST , CURATOR, ADVISOR
Chinwe Russell is the founder and curator of Doncaster art fair amongst other artistic projects.
Her work style is narrational and has been exhibited in the Uk including at the Royal academy of arts summer exhibition. With a vast number of collaborations to her name, Chinwe's work is in both private and public collections in the UK and abroad.
"I have the privilege of being the curator for this fantastic exhibition and I have enjoyed seeing all the amazing work presented by the artists all over the world.
Sadly, there can only be 3 top prizes and I have the tough job of being one of the judges.
I will be looking at the artistry of each work as well as the narration and the story behind it. Good luck
JENNY DEWSNAP - MAJOR EVENTS LEAD , DONCASTER
Jenny is the major events Lead for Doncaster Council with responsibility for the major events in the town centre. She has a vast history of managing some amazing public events and will bring this experience to the panel.
She is also the Chair of Doncaster Pride and Trustee since 2007. Volunteer position. Also co-chair at UK Pride Organisers Network - both these voluntary
Jenny will bring a fresh pair of eyes to the panel and will be judging on various attributes
Rebecca Rydel FRSA
Rebecca Rydel FRSA is a super talented artist with an intriguing portfolio of work which expresses her challenges and journey with mental health. A member of the New Fringe art organisation, Rebecca's work has been exhibited in various event. She will be bringing her expertise of mental health to the panel and she intends to judge not only on skill and technique but on the message and expressionism being shown through the work.
Jill Temporal is a contemporary Visual Artist based in Doncaster, South Yorkshire.
Her work has been exhibited prolifically in group and solo shows in the UK notably in Leeds City Art Gallery, Huddersfield Art Gallery, and Doncaster Museum and most recently at Sheffield Millennium Galleries in November 2019.
Another recent achievement of 2019 being her competing in Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the year as a wildcard contestant.
“As a judge I will be looking for a creative and skilful use of the medium used by the artist along with the subject matter having a distinct influence over its creation as a response to mental health.”