Jules Lambe runs is an independent Art|Design Consultancy Firm based in Hong Kong & Greater Asian Region. She works with various art and design consultants together to curate, source, budgets, design – develop & facilitate bespoke public art programmes including lighting & tile installation,Studies @ Sothebys Institute London covering 20th Century Design. She curates more than 30% of her annual workload such as Venice Biennale 2013, 2015. Furthermore, Jules sits on board MOCA Museum Beijing. In decorative Arts she has a strong interest & work with NGO’ & Artisans to contemporize traditional Crafts within sustainable development. Jules brings over 14 years of experience as an Art & Design professional throughout the Asia Pacific Region & America and has developed strong relationships with other art professionals including Art Law to assist Corporate & private clients.
Founder at Mercer Contemporary – based in New York. Nicole Bray follows 12 years of working with corporations such as Apple and Visa Inc. in the Creative Arts, Nicole received her Masters in Contemporary Art (Hons.) from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York. She was the recipient of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Emerging Curator Fellowship 2015, and has worked at both an Auction House and for a distinguished private family’s collection.
Salzburg / Vienna
Alexandra brings her passion for art, travelling, interior design, hospitality and extensive background to every aspect of her work.
She grew up in Salzburg, Austria. Within the last 6 years, she studied and worked within the event & hospitality industry in London and Sydney. Alexandra´s exposure to richly diverse cultures informs her entire approach and unique ability to translate each client´s desire into a tailored art collection proposed by her and her team. She gained invaluable experiences and insights throughout her years living in London and Sydney and brings those unique elements and inspirations within her work today.
London & Toronto
Ariane is a Canadian London-based art advisor specializing in post-war and contemporary art. She established AIB Art Advisory after her many years of first-hand experience in the primary and secondary art markets. Ariane has worked closely with several major private art collectors, corporate collections and foundations, advising on their acquisition and consignment strategies. Since receiving her MA from the Courtauld, Ariane has curated projects for Haus der Kunst, Hillary Clinton Action Fund, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Ingram Art Foundation, The Marrakech Museum of Photography and Visual Arts, Sotheby’s, Tate, V&A and The Courtauld Gallery.
Spain & France
Claire Alliot Soto
With three decades of collecting experience, Marla is passionate about its rewards and sensitive to its complexities. As an art specialist, Marla’s expertise is wide-ranging, having curated museum exhibitions ranging from POP – ‘The Art, Inspiration, and Appropriation of Andy Warhol,’ to celebrating the pioneers of new media art in ‘RAM: Rethinking Art and Machine.’ She also shares perspectives and an in-depth analysis of contemporary art as an arts contributor at the Canadian publication the ‘Bay St Bull.’ Marla was recently invited to join the prestigious Association of Professional Art Advisors (APAA).
Karolina is an independent art consultant and advisor based in Paris, working collectively with team members and clients in strategizing, growing and supporting their existing collections and helping constitute new ones. Graduated magna cum laude from Adam Mickiewicz University with a Master of Arts in linguistics and art history. She also has a Masters in Business Administration from the Montpellier Business School. Her prior research focused on art market pricing in relation to artist’s branding. Capitalizing on her past experience with contemporary and modern art galleries in New York and Paris she is focusing on expanding advisory services for artists, estates and foundations as well as luxury hotels and private clients. Karolina speaks fluently French, German, English, Polish and Russian.
Cultarture was founded by Henrietta (Heni) Y. Xie. From Budapest to Shanghai, Heni is Chinese-Hungarian who holds an MA from Durham University, United Kingdom and has completed her studies at Sotheby’s Institute of Art (New York) on art collection management and art history. She specialises in Modern/Contemporary art and has her own perspective on the contemporary art market of the two worlds – the East and the West. Heni can speak English, Hungarian, Chinese, conversational Korean and French.
KIEV & BEIJING
Myroslava’s unique approach fuses art business and academia. With a strong background in international relations, Myroslava recognizes the potential art has to shape identity and build dialogue across borders and cultures. Her international art dealership, based on her family’s extensive collection of paintings, brings Eastern European fine art into a global context. Her experience includes shaping collections for high-net-worth individuals in China, consulting government agencies in Ukraine, and working on international cultural projects with embassies and NGOs. Myroslava is a Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford (UK), and a Cultural Leader with the EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme.
Alex Ray gained a BA Honors Degree in Fine Art at Central St. Martin’s in London, England, and an MA in contemporary art at Sotheby’s Institute in London. Alex, began to focus on projects that would integrate contemporary art into both corporate and residential spaces. She has been responsible for contemporary art acquisitions for numerous corporate art collections and individual purchases of blue chip and emerging works, both in Europe and the USA. Having relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2006, she set up Five Senses Art Consultancy on the West Coast, focusing primarily on European Contemporary art and emerging American art. 2016 saw the change of her consultancy name to Alexandra Ray Art Advisory.
Joy van der Splinter is a partner in Dutch Luxury Design and manages the portfolio of outstanding artworks. Joy loves to have personal contact with the artists and does her utmost to represents their interests. She enjoys being a part of a team participating at international fairs and events were to experience original pieces of art. Dutch Luxury Design works exclusively for the interior design branch in Europe with Velvenoir. Joy supports the team of Velvenoir by answering questions and handling logistics for all enquiries related for the Dutch artists represented. As a young girl she moved from Holland to Spain and speaks Dutch, Spanish and English fluently.
Rebecca has more than 10 years corporate sales experience and has worked in London, New York and Dubai. Her passion for art stems from her studies in BA (Hons) Art History and MA Philosophy of Art which led her to pursue a career in the art world. Partnering with individuals and interior designers to consult, source and commission artwork for specific projects, Rebecca is experienced in placing art and sculpture in hospitality, corporate and residential projects around the world.
Liz Yisun Kwon
Liz Yisun Kwon is a curator and writer based in New York. She is a Founder / Director of LYK Art Projects LLC, a curatorial agency working for public and private sector clients on a variety of international art and design projects. Liz holds Master’s degrees in Art Theory from Seoul National University, and in Arts and Cultural Management from the Pratt Institute. She has developed many research projects on art museums and has gained experience in both the curatorial and management areas of art organizations. Working as a gallery director in Chelsea NY for the past years, she organized numerous exhibitions and educational programs. In addition to consulting the private and corporate collections, she is an avid art writer whose publications include Museums make New York Peculiar. Liz is also currently on the board of uJung Art Center and uJung Foundation.
Experienced art sales consultant and business driver, responsible for the launch of two fine art photography companies and two private businesses. Motivated, connected and personable, I’m a proven curator in fine art photography developing relationships with over 200 photographers worldwide including leading photographers Terry O’Neill, Mick Rock and Art Kane. My first hand knowledge of the artistic process helps me bring a passion and strong appreciation for all artwork, which translates as enthusiasm and commitment to all I collaborate with. I’ve been able to work closely with the best pop culture photographers worldwide and enjoy marrying their great work with a broad clientele base.
Cote d´Azur, France
Emilie was born in Prague, has lived mainly in Copenhagen, a couple of years in Rome and she is now based in Cote d´Azur, France. Since 2012, Galerie OSCAR has evolved from a Fine Art Gallery in Nice, to the host of unique events in living spaces and Art sourcing service for property development projects. Emilie’s vision and mission are to offer an intimate and memorable Art experience in inspiring architectural estates and luxury venues for her international clients.
After completing her degree at McGill University Stephanie left her native Montreal and has been living in various European countries for almost 20 years. She settled in Belgium in 2004 which is where the concept of the Accessible Art Fair was born. Her idea was to give a high end showcase to unknown artists and make them accessible to a discerning audience. Now in its 10th year, Stephanie is proud of how it has developed into a recognisable brand while still offering opportunities to international artists and art buyers. Stephanie is also an art consultant for corporate clients has also curated for luxury brands.- BMW, Montblanc, American Express, to name a few.
Ruud has a passion for art and loves to support Dutch artists to bring their artwork to professionals in the international luxury marketplace. He studied physics and business administration and became an entrepreneur after he worked for Philips and Unilever. Ruud also participates in Dutch technology companies where he supports management with business development. From this he got in contact with Dutch Design and Art. He gained experience and insights in how to develop Art projects together with professionals like: project developers, gallerists and interiors for private as well as public projects. He specialized in Dutch art and art consultancy to select the best art for the project at hand.
Stefanie Bergot, arTbridge co-founder and director has over 15 years experience in the art world in London. Starting her career as sales director at Waterhouse & Dodd on the notorious Cork Street, then further expending her knowledge at the Halcyon Galleries, she started her own consultancy practice in 2006 sourcing art for her clients between London and Paris. Combining her love of interiors, architecture and art, she co-founded arTbridge in 2010. Using her unique combination of flair, expertise and resources, Stefanie, with the help of her team, will deliver the transformational power of art wherever you are.
Juliet Rosser, founder of Platform72 in Sydney, has over 10 years experience in the arts. Juliet runs her own art consultancy firm that provides curatorial services to interior designers, property developers and councils across Australia. Through her firm, she represents more than 60 contemporary Australian artists working across various mediums. Her passion for supporting the professional development of artists, has led her to offer a tailored mentoring program and gallery space for hire. Juliet has a Masters in Sculpture and Installation Art, Art History & Theory from the University of Sydney. Her studies in installation art inform her understanding of how art works in space and she is particularly passionate about site-specific artworks. She has curated numerous art exhibitions, art events and public art projects for local governments and corporate clients. Juliet’s ethos is that life is better with art.