The Still Awards Judges 2020
Declan Cody is an interdisciplinary Irish artist & curator currently based in Suzhou, China. Disciplines include Photography, Painting, Installation & Video.
Several of his works can be found in the Irish State Collection. His music video 'Dead' won an Electric Picnic DIVA award 2018 and was showcased at the festival. He recently exhibited his photography at an artist's residency & exhibition in Kathmandu and has exhibited at 'Light' Velletri, Rome & Bow Arts Biennale, London 2018. He has adjudicated at the Per Cent for Arts Scheme, Ireland and was invited to adjudicate for Apexart's Open Call, New York 2019. He is currently working on a new series of photographs for his upcoming solo show at the Leica Gallery, Suzhou, China 2021
Michael Duggan is a renowned English photographer currently based in Wexford, Ireland. His works have been featured in numerous publications worldwide including a recent feature in the Nepali Times on his 'Skillful Compositions' of inert machines - Referring to his exhibition of large scale photographs at the Sidhaartha Gallery. His vast catalogue of outstanding live performance shots from opera to punk and book launches to presidential speeches has also cemented his position as a distinguished event photographer. Having exhibited extensively in the last year he's currently working on a new series of photographs for showing in China in 2021, that is, when he's not being dragged away to corporate & social events, not to mention, judging panels.
Kathy Kane, is an art collector and arts event facilitator from Mayo, Ireland.
A former researcher at Southeast Radio, Ireland,
a teacher of English as a foreign language [Sweden, Spain & Liberia] and a primary school teacher in China and in Ireland - with a post of responsibility for promoting the arts. She has worked on the very successful Living Arts Project for schools, sponsored by the Arts Department of Wexford County Council in partnership with Wexford Arts Centre and facilitated the Per Cent For Arts Scheme for international professional artists with a project budget of €30,000.
Kathy has participated in radio interviews and broadcasts in relation to arts & web events and holds a diploma in media studies.
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