Gwen Lee is the Director and co-founder of the Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) inaugurated in 2008, and DECK, launched in 2014, an independent creative container art space for photographers. She was also the co-founder and managing director of 2902 Gallery in Singapore between 2008 – 2013, which was instrumental in showcasing contemporary Southeast Asian photography in Singapore and at international art fairs. In 2010, she was nominated and awarded with the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Culture award for her contribution to the Singapore arts scene. Lee has curated various photography showcases in Asia. In 2016, Lee curated the first solo exhibition of Daido Moriyama in Singapore, and a special photobook exhibition with Steidl Publishing at DECK. On a regular basis, she gives talks on professional development for photographers, and participates as a jury and portfolio reviewer in Asia and Europe.