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About us

Founded in 2007 by CEO Scott Gray, World Photography Organisation is a leading global platform dedicated to the development and advancement of photographic culture. Our programming and competition initiatives provide valuable opportunities for artists working in photography and help broaden the conversation around their work. Through our fairs we play a key role in driving the growth of the contemporary art market for photo-based art and deepening audience engagement with the medium. 

Our value lies in the integrity of our expertise, our years of experience and the strength of our relationships with both individual photographers as well as our industry-leading partners around the world.

Our portfolio

We host a year-round portfolio of events including the Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world's biggest photography competitions, PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai, the leading fair in Asia Pacific dedicated to photo-based and digital artworks and Photo London the international fair held annually at Somerset House, London.

The World Photography Organisation is part of the Angus Montgomery Arts group, the leading art fair organiser in Asia Pacific with more than 40 years’ experience in the contemporary art sphere. Led by Sandy Angus as Chairman and Scott Gray as CEO, Angus Montgomery Arts is committed to building successful arts events around the world. The current portfolio includes: Taipei DangdaiIndia Art Fair, Sydney Contemporary, PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai, Art DüsseldorfArt Central Hong Kong, Photo London and the forthcoming Art SG.