about Alexandra Schafer


Alexandra Schafer grew up in Salzburg, Austria and has been travelling with her family throughout her childhood before studying and working within the event, hospitality and marketing industries in Vienna, London and Sydney. Prior to moving abroad, she completed her Diploma in Hotel and Golf management at the Vocational School of Tourism, Klessheim.

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 global team. She gained invaluable experiences and insights throughout her years living in Vienna, London and Sydney and brings those unique elements and inspirations within her work today. Throughout the years, she worked for companies such as Four Seasons, David Jones, Merivale, HSBC, Sportsworld, The Star Sydney and many other boutique hotels. After opening her firm in 2014, she had run her own art gallery in Salzburg, hosted various art events and vernissages for international emerging artists from Austria and Germany and has been working ever since with international clients on various hospitality, commercial and residential projects.

 A clear understanding and passion for international collaborations have led Alexandra to partner with the best in class experts across the globe, who share the same belief that there is a unique connection only original art can contribute to everyone’s life.  A global team, carefully selected and vetted which supports her in building a global brand within the art market to support clients with a personal and guided art acquisition and development process. Alexandra has been featured in various international magazines where she shares her expertise, self-taught know-how within the market and experience around contemporary art within the commercial sector and addresses the issue of investing in career artists today.

“When you invest in art – you invest in yourself!” 

Contact Alexandra
Email: Alexandra@velvenoir.com
Phone: +43 / 676 55 11 252
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