Gemma Rolls-Bentley is a curator, writer, lecturer and business leader working across a variety of contexts, from technology and the art market to the charitable sector and public institutions. Gemma is the Curatorial Director and regular editorial contributor at the leading online art platform Artsy. She is also a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art and an advisor to early stage startups and cultural projects.
Gemma is co-chair of the board of trustees for the new charity Queercircle which aims to support art, culture, health and well-being in the LGBTQ+ community, and she was a trustee of SE London art festival Deptford X from 2014 - 2017. Over the past 15 years Gemma has delivered projects exploring cultural representation of queer identity and gender equality for organisations including Gay Times, the National Portrait Gallery, WOW Festival, Somerset House, Daata Editions, Soho House Group and the Fawcett Society. She is also an advocate for queer families and often speaks publicly about her experience since becoming a parent in 2019.
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