Art project manager, curator, and creative producer with more than twenty years of experience working in art galleries and cultural institutions. Proven track record in developing and organizing art exhibitions, events, and education programs that explore the correlation between art, technology, and contemporary culture. Strong sale record in the US and internationally. Impeccable reputation with a broad and vast professional global network.
Bilingual French and English
Proficient German and Spanish
Social media platforms
Content Management System
BAC A3, Philosophy and Languages (France)
University of Vejle (Denmark)
International Summer Program with emphasis on Danish art, design and architecture
Art management and curatorial work
Senior Curator of Contemporary and Digital Art 2019
DEPICT (proprietary hardware company with an online platform)
Responsible for identifying, evaluating, and negotiating licensing rights and copyrights of artworks to expand the Depict Collection. Secured content partnerships with contemporary artists (painting, photography, video, and AR) for public release via the Depict App surpassing the goal by 50% in delivering artworks in a five-month period.
Curated up to ten visual art playlists for streaming on a monthly basis.
Responsible for uploading and managing content (images, and descriptions) onto CMS for review, and editing prior to public release.
Art Project Manager and Curator 2010 – Present
Develop and produce multimedia art traveling exhibitions with an emphasis on technology. Strong track record collaborating with top artists and art institutions in the field since 2003. Manage all aspects of exhibitions from installation, build-out, and shipping to promotional marketing and branding.
Head of sales with experience negotiating acquisitions priced between $10,000 and $50,000+.
Stitching and Weaving in the Digital Age (Art exhibit)
Code and Noise (Art exhibit)
Curator and Producer. Managed all logistics for travel and relocation. Expanded the size of the exhibition between a 400 sq./ft booth (art fair) and a 3500 sq./ft exhibition space.
Head of Sales: Sold artwork priced from $2,000 to $30,000 to private collectors and public collections. Exhibitions traveled to San Francisco, Santa Fe, and Los Angeles.
Executive Director, Curator & Head of Sales 2000 – 2009
LIMN ART GALLERY (Retail Art Gallery)
Curated over 100 exhibitions of multimedia contemporary art, and technology from artists worldwide.
Responsible for sourcing and developing new artists' relationships with prospective clients as well as maintaining established contacts.
Stayed abreast with market trends and events within the industry by continually researching and exploring the world of fine art globally.
Supervised a staff of 3 (assistant, registrar, and in-house builder) as well as outside contractors (framers, preparators, shippers).
Sales and Financial Management
Achieved and surpassed sales goals on an annual basis (up to 1M).
Responsible for all financial decisions related to the business, including artwork evaluation, sales, payments to artists, and contractors.
Created exhibition budgets and managed monthly operation costs (shipping, office, and travel).
Initiated and managed new and existing clients to enhance and promote the gallery.
Defined and implemented marketing goals and ensured that adequate steps were taken to meet targets.
Coordinated gallery PR and marketing strategies to increase sales and exposure.
Managed online presence, and branding.
Designed and produced collateral materials and managed advertising calendar.
Attended network events, art fairs as an exhibitor and a visitor and met regularly with clients.
If So, What? (Art Fair) 2018
Head of Gallery Sales scaling the event from a small venue in San Jose, CA to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Generated a 300% increase in attendance to all participating programs (exhibitors, and Tech leaders) in four months.
Developed and managed artist projects, VIP programs, and speaker panels with a budget of $450K.
Co-Create Hong Kong (exhibition sponsored by the HK Chamber of Commerce) 2019
Assistant to the curator and the artists visiting from Hong Kong.
Provided support and managed local contractors during the installation of the exhibition and the opening.
SF Design Week 2019
Guest curator and art installation project manager for SFDW Hub at Pier 27.
Worked with technologist Marpi for his projection mapping and 12 artists for a group exhibition.
Prior to 2000
Frumkin – Duval Gallery, Partner 1991-2002
Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Director, and Curator
Danish Cultural Institute, Executive Assistant 1989-1991
Nordic Film Festival, Executive Assistant to the founders 1987-1988
The Decorative Arts Museum, Paris, France, Press and Events Assistant 1985-1986
2010 - present
2010 - present
Board and volunteer experience
Co-founder, Elevate Art Menlo Park, Menlo Park, CA (present)
Docent, Palo Alto Art Center Foundation, Palo Alto, CA (present)
Moderator for "Exploring Art + Technology" with Victor Wong, virtual event (2020)
Board Member, Palo Alto Art Center Foundation, Palo Alto, CA (2016-18 term)
Advisory Council, stARTup Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA, (2016-2019)
Selection Committee Member, stARTup Art Fair, San Francisco, CA, (2017)
Selection Committee Member, stARTup Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA (2018)
Panelist, “East Meets West: The Rise of Contemporary Asian Art,” Los Angeles Art Show, CA
Juror and lecturer, “Contemporary Art, the Pacific Rim”, University of Chico, CA
Co-chair Education Committee, The MOCA Contemporaries Board, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Guest Juror, “Taking the Leap” art program, Emeryville, CA