our heart beats for contemporary art
INTERNATIONAL. PASSIONATE. DEDICATED.
We at VELVENOIR are an international art consultancy firm providing independent and genuine advice at a global level.
Our art consulting services are tailored to private art collectors, interior designers, developers, hotels, and brands.
We source, curate, procure and commission contemporary art from leading galleries, art fairs, and artist studios to transform spaces into personal experiences.
Throughout our work, we combine a tailored approach with a personal commitment .
“We are grateful to join our clients on their exciting art journey, with years of experience, an international team of art experts, strong built relationships and excellent resources in the art world – to provide global access and personal guidance from day one and share how contemporary art makes a difference as you go along.”
Alexandra Schafer, Founder
WE WORK GLOBALLY WITH PASSIONATE ART experts
Different expertise, insights and perspectives complement and combine to allow us to provide services that go above and beyond the traditional art consultancy approach.
EVERY COLLECTION & PROJECT STARTS WITH A PERSONAL CONVERATION
Please feel free to reach out, to discuss your current art requirements, the project you work on, or if you simply want to understand how we work. We look forward to hearing from you.
VELVENOIR was founded by Alexandra Schafer while travelling around Australia’s Outback inspired by aboriginal art, she decided to make contemporary and indigenous art available – globally.
WE ADD VALUE THROUGH A CURATED ART COLLECTION
Over the past years, we have placed emerging to blue-chip artists into residential and commercial spaces.
WE KEEP OUR ETHOS AND PRINCIPLES FRONT OF MIND
Art collecting is a journey, yet it requires a mutual understanding, respect and values to embark on such journey together.
We respect the privacy rights of our clients therefore, we keep all the documents and assets shared with us, strictly confidential.
We act fully in the interest of our clients and artists. We believe in sharing details about fees, timeline and suggested resource involvement.
We are working towards being Carbon Neutral, hence we are working with carefully selected partner firms to minimize our carbon footprint on every project we work on. To archive this – we think outside the box and merge our international resources.
We strongly believe in all the artists we work with, we connect talented artists to international projects and collectors. At the same time our team, provides the necessary curatorial support and ensures all artists are is fairly remunerated and the price artworks are acquired are within the ones practices within the global market.
We pay attention to every detail to ensure we deliver the perfect presentation of the art collection. When we acquire art for you, we always consider your vision, allocated budget, aesthetic of the artwork and long-term investment.