News Release
November 18, 2020


Last night, winners of Scarborough’s New View Photo Contest were announced in a virtual awards ceremony co-hosted by Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson. The photo contest, in partnership with Scarborough Arts, received more than 3,700 entries from new and experienced photographers who captured photos of people, places and things in Scarborough.


The photo contest was led by Scarborough Arts with support from the City of Toronto, the Ontario Arts Council and XVXY Photo.


Winners were selected by a jury comprised of local Scarborough-based artists and photographers, Anique Jordan and Esmond Lee, and led by Toronto’s Photo Laureate, Michèle Pearson Clarke. Anthony Gebrehiwot, a noted photographer was the creative lead for the photo contest.


Scarborough’s New View Photo Contest Winners:



  • Devante Goulbourne, Grand Prize Winner for Continuously Under Construction
  • Jennifer Lee, Runner Up for Varatha’s Silk & Giftware
  • Alicia Reid, Runner Up for Spice it Up
  • Armi Fello, Runner Up for Tranquility
  • Harrison Hanwen Zhang, Runner Up for The Game
  • Gowtham Rajeev Sampara, Honourable Mention for NO PAN(DEM)IC
  • Anilraj Labhishetty, Honourable Mention for A Little Light, A Little Wind, And A Lot Of Love
  • Nam Pham, Honourable Mention for Seaside
  • Andrés Cuenca Aldecoa, Honourable Mention for Dynesti
  • Jordan Samuels, Honourable Mention for COVID Black Man



  • Edmond Veliz Morales, Grand Prize Winner for Winter in the Ends
  • Anojan Satha, Runner Up for Wash
  • Jared Kligerman, Runner Up for Morning Calm
  • Blair Wm. Krupchyn, Runner Up for Hakimi Lebovic
  • Jessica Dawn Darzinskas, Honourable Mention for Accessible Nature
  • @Philipb_photography, Honourable Mention for Fall Colours – A View from a Culvert Bridge in Scarborough
  • James Ip, Honourable Mention for Sunset at Kennedy Station
  • Camille Veces, Honourable Mention for Wabi Sabi
  • Lukas Younker-Koudys, Honourable Mention for Our Last View From The Condo



  • Alicia Reid, Grand Prize Winner for Warden Station Patty
  • @teslaville, Runner Up for Untitled
  • Manchind Singh, Runner Up for Summer’s Nostalgia
  • José Luis Sierra-Cardona, Runner Up for Exploring Home
  • Sid Naidu, Runner Up for The Storms Above Us
  • Jerome Mohanarao, Honourable Mention for Rain Drops
  • Jason Edward Pagaduan, Honourable Mention for Flowers Over a Power Line
  • Candice Berger, Honourable Mention for Bluffs Castaway
  • Peter Charocopos, Honourable Mention for Riding Line 3
  • Priyansh Shah, Honourable Mention for Mustang 101


Details and announced winners, runner ups and honourable mentions are available at, and



“I want to thank all of the residents who participated in this photo contest and a special congratulations to all the grand prize winners. This contest came to fruition out of a need to showcase the beautiful Scarborough area in our city. The photos that were submitted and chosen, represent a unique and bustling part of our city. I encourage people to view the photos and experience the community through photography which has helped capture this neighbourhood’s vibrancy and strength.”

– Mayor John Tory


“Congratulations to the New View photo contest winners whose moving photos uncovered often hidden places in Scarborough and captured special moments in the lives of our people. Their photos document for all time the compelling visual stories of day-to-day life in our community.”
– Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Scarborough Centre), Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee

“The jury was thoroughly impressed by the quality of the entries for the Scarborough’s New View contest, and all the prize winners deserve to be extremely proud of their accomplishment. Congratulations to them, and thanks to everyone who took part.”

– Photo Laureate, Michèle Pearson Clarke


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