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JUDGE NAME

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Éric Daniel Pierre Cantona, born 24 May 1966, is a French actor and former international footballer for the French national team.

He played for Auxerre, Martigues, Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nîmes and Leeds United before ending his career at Manchester United where he won four Premier League titles in five years and two League and FA Cup Doubles. He won the league championship in seven of his last eight full seasons as a professional.

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JUDGE NAME

Job Title, Organisation Name

Éric Daniel Pierre Cantona, born 24 May 1966, is a French actor and former international footballer for the French national team.

He played for Auxerre, Martigues, Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nîmes and Leeds United before ending his career at Manchester United where he won four Premier League titles in five years and two League and FA Cup Doubles. He won the league championship in seven of his last eight full seasons as a professional.

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Tina Rose

Director
Craft Biennale

Tina Rose is Director of Craft Biennale Scotland, a new international arts event which will launch in 2020. It is being developed by Really Interesting Objects (RIO) CIC, a social enterprise she founded in 2009, which is committed to promoting the value of craft and developing a deeper understanding of the art form.

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RIO has established a track record for bringing together quality craft with innovative and unexpected approaches to engaging new audiences, often working cross art form, and with an element of activity focusing on reaching groups under represented in arts attendance.

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Sandrine Hermand-Grisel

Founder
All About Photo

Sandrine Hermand-Grisel is a professional photographer who specializes in Fine Art Photography and Printmaking. She grew up in Paris, France and in London, UK before she moved to the United States with her family in 2006.

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She decided to use her knowledge of the photography world to become the curator of the website, All About Photo, which she founded in 2013. Much more than a cultural agenda, All About Photo is a source of information for photographers and aficionados of photography as well as a showcase platform for talented artists.

An integral part of All About Photo is its annual awards competition, The Mind’s Eye, she has juried over the years with renowned photographers and curators such as Liu Bolin, Ann Jastrab, Ed Kashi, Eli Klein, Jules Maeght, Aline Smithson, Ami Vitale, Judy Walgren, Sabine Weiss and many more. She also juried competitions and shows for A Smith Gallery, Darkroom Gallery, Rayko Photo Center, L.A. Photo Curator, The PhotoPlace Gallery and The Young Photographer’s Award.

Sandrine Hermand-Grisel’s work has been published in books and magazines as well as exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide like the Carroussel du Louvre (Paris, France), Rayko Photo Center (San Francisco, USA), Les Rencontres d’Arles (France), Maison de la Culture (Luxemburg), SFAC Galleries (San Francisco, USA), Europ’art’, (Geneva, Switzerland) Los Angeles Center of Photography (Los Angeles, USA), Fotofever Photography Art Fair, (Paris and Brussels), Le Pavé d’Orsay, (Paris, France)…

While still working on personal projects, she now spends most of her time discovering new talents for All About Photo. She is also working on the launch of AAP Magazine committed exclusively to the publication of portfolios.

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Eleni Duke

Director
Curious Duke

Eleni graduated with a degree in History and Philosophy of Art from Kent University in 2008.

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After graduation Eleni worked for countless art galleries/organisations and community arts centres throughout London before opening the Curious Duke Gallery in 2011. Since then Eleni founded the Secret Art Prize in 2014, a yearly prize to source new exciting emerging artists. In 2017 Eleni launched a framing business specializing in truly bespoke and creative framing.

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Celia Kinchington

Associate Director
The Cynthia Corbett Gallery

In 2009 gallerist Cynthia Corbett launched the Young Masters Art Prize to celebrate artists who pay homage to the skill and traditions of the past;

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knowing that artists today are not afraid, unlike their predecessors, to look back at history and its lessons. The Young Masters Art Prize operates as a not-for-profit initiative of the Cynthia Corbett Gallery, and is recognised as an exciting, high profile international competition that is highly innovative in its concept – to award contemporary art that embraces its past. The 2014 edition saw the launch of the first Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize for artists working in ceramics. In 2017, the Young Masters Emerging Woman Art Prize was inaugurated to profile and reward emerging female artists. Young Masters celebrates its fifth edition and tenth anniversary in 2019.

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Cristina Cellini Antonini

Founder & Director
Artrooms

Cristina Cellini Antonini is the founder and director of the Artrooms Fair and of Le Dame Art Gallery.

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Born in Rome, she was the Managing Director of the Chianti Festival (2001) and of the Fontanonestate (1999 – 2007), the historical festival of the “Estate Romana” and the founder of “Il Salto dell’Angelo”, a cultural organization committed to the promotion of performative and visual contemporary arts in Rome. In 2011 she moves to London, where with Chiara Canal she founds Le Dame Art Gallery and from 2015 with Francesco Fanelli, she founds the Artrooms Fair, the first international art fair free of charge for independent artists. Today, both Le Dame Art Gallery and the Artrooms Fair have branches in London and Rome.

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Guy Armitage

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Founder and CEO of Zealous; a London-based startup matching creative talent with opportunities. Guy has been published in Forbes, and spoke at TEDx and CreativeXPO where he advocates the importance of creativity. In his spare time he's an avid stills photographer, won the Tate Modern Hackathon in partnership with Ai WeiWei, and featured (for a wooping 6 seconds) in a horror film