1994 — student winner
After studying photography at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Jenafer received a scholarship to both work as a staff photographer at the Baltimore Sun, as well as study in the Photojournalism MFA program at the London Centre of Syracuse University. She remained in Europe for several years, living and shooting in Munich, Montreux and London where she worked at Magnum Photos. For the last twenty years, she has enjoyed a freelance career as an editorial photographer in Los Angeles. Her clients have included Children’s Hospital, Sony Music, Capitol Records, Los Angeles Magazine and Emmy Magazine among many others. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California with her 9 year old son, Wren and continues to work as a freelance Photographer.
Gillingham documented life in a retirement home in London.