The Team & Advisory Board

Jimmy Lek

Jimmy Lek

Singapore-born founder and organiser of the ArtGemini Prize and PhotoX. Former owner of All Seasons Tours Ltd which he sold in 2004. Jimmy is a fine arts enthusiasts and has worked for many years on various art projects including exhibitions at the AAF Singapore 2015, Singapore Art Fair 2014, AAF London and the  20/21 International Art Fair, London. In 2010, he organised the acclaimed exhibition Animal Kingdom: Paintings by Li Fuyuan, in partnership with the Museum of East Asian Art, UK.

Sajid Rizvi

Sajid Rizvi

Chair, ArtGemini Prize Selection Committee and Judges' Panel, Founder Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, EAPGroup International Media. Owns and publishes Art Criticism TodayEastern Art Report and East Asia Journal, East Asian Europe and Saffron Books.

Chan Kok Hua

Chan Kok Hua

Chan Kok Hua (SG) Singapore renowned Chinese painting collector, owner of Qiu Zhai Art Studio and founder of Sin Hua Gallery. He has organised many art exhibitions, including the highly acclaimed ‘Qiu Zhai Collection’ featuring 128 pieces spanning 100 years after the 1840 Opium War at the art museum of Poly Auction, Beijing in 2010. A recipient of the Patron of the Arts Awards Singapore in 2017 & 2018 and a keen supporter of the Teochew culture especially music and opera.

Crissy Bogusz

Crissy Bogusz

Acclaimed graphic designer and motion graphics artist, most recently responsible for the branding and multimedia art content for Vogue International's launch on the Snapchat Discover channel for Vogue Paris, British Vogue and Vogue Espanol. She has 15 years' experience of design for global media brands such as Sony and Deluxe on high profile multimedia and her personal work as an artist has been exhibited at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
Roger James Elsgood

Roger James Elsgood

Trained as a figurative painter at Norwich School of Art and Camberwell School of Arts, University of the Arts London. He studied under Lucian Freud, Euan Uglow and Michael Rothenstein RA. Roger produces arts programmes for the BBC and public events for the Royal Academy of Arts. He has made award-winning programmes with John Berger, Henry Moore, Tacita Dean and Juan Munoz. He is an alumni mentor at the University of the Arts London and a visiting lecturer on the MA Media course at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Dr Michael Pritchard

Dr Michael Pritchard (UK)

Director of Education & Public Affairs at The Royal Photographic Society. He is a photographic historian and was a photography specialist at Christie’s, with a PhD in history of photography. Michael has been a selector on a number of international competitions, including the ArtGemini Prize, HIPA Awards, Travel Photography of the Year, Spider Awards, Terry O’Neill Award, and several student photography competitions. He lectures internationally and publishes regularly on photography. Michael is a member of the ArtGemini Prize and PhotoX judging panel.