FRESH ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW — RHONDA WILSON AWARD

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DARREN CHING

2002 was a special year, I was invited to Rhubarb-Rhubarb in Birmingham, England, for my first portfolio review. A legendary photo event in its heyday—an inspired networking mecca for both photographer and reviewer. It was there that I first met Rhonda Wilson—she was a special gem, always welcoming, headstrong and tough when needed, an unwavering champion of emerging photographers. Rhonda had a remarkable knack for connecting people, making things happen for others—she was the conduit to a number of photographers I represent, and many lasting relationships in my photo life—serendipitously, I also met my wife through Rhonda!
— Darren Ching
 

Darren Ching is the co-owner of Klompching Gallery. Mr. Ching's involvement with photography includes panel presentations, jurying of competitions, consulting, design, and contributing to both online and print publications on the subject. Until the Spring of 2015, he was Creative Director of PDN, and served as a perennial juror for the PDNs 30. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Faculty member at the School of Visual Arts in New York.