The PHOTOFAIRS brand was created in 2014 in response to the growing interest in and demand for photography worldwide. Showcasing boutique events that celebrate the photographic medium in the broadest sense - from traditional still photography through to large-scale installations, video works and the cutting-edge of technology.
Led by Chairman Sandy Angus, Angus Montgomery Arts has more than 40 years’ experience in the contemporary arts sphere, establishing successful fairs globally. The co-founders of ArtHK (now Art Basel Hong Kong), Angus Montgomery Arts is committed to delivering high quality, regional art fairs that serve the needs of collectors and galleries. The current portfolio includes: Art Central Hong Kong, Art SG, India Art Fair, PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai, Sydney Contemporary and Taipei Dangdai, making Angus Montgomery Arts the largest art fair organizer in Asia. www.angusmontgomeryarts.co.uk
Scott Gray has over twenty years’ experience in the international art fair and event business.
In 2007 he founded the World Photography Organisation which is committed to providing a genuine international platform for artists to showcase their work in new and established markets, working across the world to raise the level of conversation around photography.
In 2014 he founded PHOTOFAIRS, international art fairs dedicated to photography. The principal goal of PHOTOFAIRS is to present a highly curated museum quality experience, and to expand audiences' knowledge of and increase the market in collectable photography. PHOTOFAIRS hosted its fifth year in Shanghai, September 21-23, 2018, and will return to Shanghai Exhibition Center from September 20-22, 2019.
Scott Gray is also responsible for establishing the Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world’s leading photography competitions, which celebrates its 12th anniversary in 2019.