Director Of The Photographers’ Gallery Recieves OBE!
Brett Rogers who is the director of The Photographers’ Gallery , since taking on the role in 2005 Roger’s has led the gallery through new changes and development. Roger’s been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday 2014 Honours List for services to the arts.
Before joining The Photographer’s Gallery Roger’s worked for the Arts department at the British Council as Deputy Director and Head of Exhibitions. During her time there she was responsible for establishing the photography programme and policy for the British Council as well as organising major exhibitions including Anish Kapoor, XLIV Biennale di Venezia, British Pavilion, Venice, 1990; Look at Me: Fashion and Photography in Britain 1960-1997, European touring venues, 1994; Reality Check: British Photography and New Media 2002 – 04, European touring venues, 2004.
Over the last three decades Roger’s has played a key role in establishing Photography as a leading art form within the UK, and helping great British photography reach international audiences.
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Brett Rogers, Director, The Photographers’ Gallery said: This is a great honour and one which deserves to be shared amongst all my team without whose support and commitment I could not have achieved all that I have. I now look forward to the next exciting phase in the evolution of the Gallery and its ongoing role in championing and developing Photography as a leading art form.
Scott Mead, Chair of Trustees, The Photographers’ Gallery said: On behalf of The Photographers’ Gallery, I would like to congratulate Brett on this prestigious and well-deserved award. It rewards nine years of visionary leadership and dedication to ensuring that the organisation is a leading forward-thinking and innovative centre for photographic presentation, development and debate as well a dedicated home for an international photographic community. Having steered the Gallery through a pivotal time of change and growth, Brett is currently spearheading a series of ambitious future initiatives including expanded digital and outreach projects. We are delighted that her hard work and contribution to photography has been acknowledged in this way, and are incredibly proud to have her at our helm.‘ – The Photographer’s Gallery 16th June