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