Roger Szmulewicz, (born 1972, Antwerp) studied at ERG in Brussels.
He started working shortly after his studies as an independent photographer.
In those years, he came into contact with a lot of photographers and slowly started to show and promote his colleagues
In 2000, he made the big step and opened his gallery “FIFTY ONE “ in the Zirkstraat in Antwerp. Ten years later, in 2010, opened its office in NY. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the gallery, he put together an exhibition on Serge Gainsbourg, who traveled from Paris to NY.
He is also a consultant and curator of several exhibitions for various institutions at home and abroad, contributes to various publications and is the initiator of the project “the city photographer ‘which aims to develop a true sound artistic city archives of Antwerp in the long term.
In 2011 Fifty One Fine Art Photography was listed in the top 10 of the best photo galleries worldwide by Paul Laster in Flavorwire
In 2013 Roger Szmulewicz opened FIFTY ONE TOO where he also started to show works on paper.
Roger Szmulewicz is a member of AIPAD.