- The exhibition is a chance for emerging photographers to gain exposure.
- The party brings artists and art lovers together, encouraging them to discuss the work and lobby for their favorites, while having glamorous good time.
- The voting gives art lovers the opportunity to have a tangible impact on a large collecting institution.
Behind Gift of Gift of...
Jason Dibley is the Photography Collection Cataloguer at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. A native Texan and 4 year proud Houstonian, Jason is dedicated to being an advocate of all things photographic. Prior to his position at the MFAH, Jason was the Exhibitions Coordinator at the Houston Center for Photography. Prior to HCP, he managed the photography labs at the University of North Texas for 5 years.
Rachel Hewlett currently works in marketing for Whole Foods Market. She has a BFA from San Francisco Art Institute and is active in the Houston art and photo community both as a photographer and dedicated board member for Lawndale Art Center and The Leigh Bess Boone Foundation.
Elspeth Patient has been working in the Curatorial department of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston for three years. She graduated from the University of Houston in 2008, and has been a Houston art scene junkie ever since. Elspeth also likes to throw awesome parties.
Brett Sillers is a photographer who came to Houston from far off places where she worked as an art educator and art director. She is drawn to culturally creative projects such as GoGo, working to re-invent traditional and established systems and empower artists and communities.
Ken Standley is an avid party-goer who enjoys looking at the occasional photograph. As someone drawn to innovative and dynamic enterprises, Ken is excited about the future of gogo and looks forward to seeing everyone on vote night.
Natalie Zelt is the curatorial assistant for photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She comes to Houston from DC where attended GWU and worked at Hemphill Fine Arts. She is eager of offer a super fun, accessible and dynamic event for the benefit of emerging photographers and the Houston community.