Anne McNeill, Director of Impressions Gallery has been announced as the 2022 recipient of the Royal Photographic Society Curatorship Award.
The Curatorship Award recognises excellence over a period of time in the field of photographic curatorship, through exhibitions and associated events and publications.
In a career spanning over three decades, Anne has played a pivotal role in British photography as curator, editor and writer. Anne began her career in 1984 in the darkrooms at Camerawork (London) and worked throughout the 1980s as both a photographer and educator in the field of community photography. In 1993 she joined the Cross Channel Photographic Mission leading the organisation through a period of change and establishing it as Photoworks (Brighton) in 1995, where she was the founding Director and curator. During this time Anne was also an Associate Lecturer at London College of Communication, University of the Arts. Since 2000, Anne is the Director of Impressions Gallery, a charity that helps people understand the world through photography and acts as an agent for change. She is in conversation with Dr Pippa Oldfield.