Preston Park photo wins Museum of the Year competition
- Preston Park Museum and Grounds
- 3 June 2013
Michael Cartwright's monochrome shot of a family at play has been voted the winner in our competition to find the best portrait of a Museum of the Year finalist.
Taken on the Stockton museum's Victorian street, Cartwright's photograph shows a young boy playing traditional skittles. The photograph beat off stiff competition from images of the other nine finalists, from floating jellyfish to atmospheric architecture, to be crowned the winner of the competition.
The finalists were picked from over 1,500 images, submitted by budding photographers from across the UK and beyond. The prize includes an iPad mini, National Art Pass and invitation to the Museum of the Year award ceremony on 4 June. Cartwright's photograph will also be printed in the next issue of the Art Fund's magazine, Art Quarterly.