MU Music Alumna selected as Portrait of Britain 2023 winner

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 10:45

Maynooth Music alumna Frances Marshall, now an acclaimed arts photographer based in London, has been selected by the British Journal of Photography as a Winner of the Portrait of Britain 2023 for her portrait of Fr. Jarel Robinson Brown. Portrait of Britain presents images that define contemporary life in Britain, providing a snapshot of a frenzied year through 99 compelling portraits. Designed to illustrate the diversity of life in modern Britain, the award invites readers to reflect on the multiplicity of voices and stories across the UK.

Introducing her subject, Frances writes "I met Jarel, an Anglo Catholic priest, when I was looking for leaders of religious organisations who were openly queer, so that I could spotlight safe spaces for people of faith who were discovering their queerness."

The Portrait of Britain Winners page is available at this link (Frances Marshall's image is 34)
Hoxton Mini Press has released the collection as a book available here:

Co-founder of Marshall Light Studios, Frances Marshall's clients include some of the world’s greatest classical musicians and arts organisations, providing photography and creative design services for the classical music and opera world.