Picture Willoughby Photo Editing Competition 2020

The inaugural Picture Willoughby photo editing competition invited artists to create new digital artworks using iconic images from the library’s Picture Willoughby archive.

The standard of entries was exemplary! Ten finalists were selected and were exhibited as part of the Picture Willoughby outdoor exhibition at locations across Willoughby during the recent Emerge Festival.

Congratulations to our winners who have won gift vouchers for Chatswood Chase shopping centre.

First prize

Ghosts of Willoughby by Gilberto Ribeiro Olimpio


Picture Willoughby Image: Willoughby Council Town Hall, Chatswood, ca. 1920s

Second prize

A Summer in Willoughby by Michelle Lee


Picture Willoughby  Images: 1. Tram to Chatswood Station, Pacific Highway, North Sydney near Post Office. 2. Hills Bros., Victoria Avenue West, Chatswood, 1904. 3. Willoughby Council Town Hall, Chatswood, ca. 1920s. 4. Swimmers at Northbridge Baths, ca. 1950s. 5. Victoria Avenue, Chatswood, looking east from the station, ca. 1938.

Third prize

Willoughby in the Clouds by Thomas Li

Picture Willoughby Images: 1. Northbridge Suspension Bridge, and Long Bay, ca 1890s 2. Looking north along Willoughby Road to Flat Rock Bridge at Northcote Street, Naremburn

Gallery of remaining finalists