On January 30, 2014, The Artinista Art Advisory, a boutique art consultancy, will host a panel on the changing climate of exchanging art online. Hosted by Hillyer Art Space (9 Hillyer Ct NW, Washington, DC 20008) from 6:30-8:30 pm, Art 2.0: The Art of Collecting Online, for only $10 in advance, $15 at the door,will feature Myrtis Bedolla, Founding Director, Galerie Myrtis, Adah Rose Bitterbaum, Director, Adah Rose Gallery, Catriona Fraser, Director, The Fraser Gallery, Victoria Reis, Co-Founder, Transformer and Holly Greenfield, Head of Benefit Auctions, Americas, Paddle8 to speak on their experiences with online art sales, purchases and auctions.
Art 2.0: The Art of Collecting Online panel will explore the increased popularity in buying art online through sites like Amazon.com, Paddle 8, art.sy, and other platforms. The panelists will discuss their experiences in addition to how the increase in these platforms will impact the long-term art market. In addition, the panel will include a demonstration and comparison of current online art exchange options. All participants will receive to guide to buying art online. The panel will also demonstrate current platforms that are available to artists and galleries for online art sales. Refreshments will be served.
Myrtis Bedolla, Founding Director, Galerie Myrtis: Founded in 2006, Galerie Myrtis is a contemporary fine art gallery which represents emerging to mid-career artists who have achieved regional, national and international acclaim. For more information, visit www.galeriemyrtis.net
Adah Rose Gallery, Owner and Director of Adah Rose Gallery: Prior to owning her own gallery she was the Director of Studio Gallery in Dupont Circle for three years. Adah Rose Gallery has shown art throughout the DC area including Pop Ups at Kate’s, Patton Boggs, Apartment Buildings, Covington and Burling, 1500 K Street, One Lounge, Suburban Trading Co and Poggenpohl in Georgetown. The Gallery participates in PULSE Miami, PULSE New York and the Dallas Art Fair. She is a strong advocate for artists and for having art everywhere. Visit her site at http://www.adahrosegallery.com.
Catriona Fraser, Director, The Fraser Gallery: Catriona Fraser is an international award winning photographer and the owner and Director of the Fraser Gallery. The Fraser Gallery represents the work of local, national and international artists with an emphasis on contemporary realism and photography. For more information, visit www.thefrasergallery.com
Victoria Reis, Co-Founder, Transformer: Victoria Reis is the Co-Founder and Executive & Artistic Director of Transformer, a Washington, DC based 501 c 3 non-profit visual arts organization connecting and promoting emerging visual artists based locally, nationally, and internationally through exhibitions and educational programs. For more information, visit www.transformerdc.org
Holly Greenfield, Head of Benefit Auctions, Americas, Paddle8: Holly came to Paddle8 with extensive experience working with museums and non-profits on fundraising and event production. She was previously VP at Livet Reichard Company and received a Masters from Columbia University. Paddle8 is a new online auction house, connecting buyers and sellers of fine art and collectibles across the world. They offer two types of auctions: monthly themed auctions, and benefit auctions in collaboration with non-profits. For more information, visit www.paddle8.com.
Sharon J. Burton, Founder and Director, The Artinista Art Advisory: Sharon Burton is an artist, art advisor and independent curator. She is the Founder and Director of The Artinista Art Advisory which was founded in 2012 with the mission to increase the number of women fine art collectors to close the gender gap in fine art collecting. She has served as a curator, consultant, and juror to a variety of non-profit and for-profit arts organizations in the Washington, Dc area for the last 8 years. For more information visit www.theartinista.com
For more information about the panel, please contact ArtSee at email@example.com
About the Co-Sponsor:
Hillyer Art Space
Hillyer Art Space is a contemporary gallery dedicated to serving the public with quality exhibitions and programming. Established in April 2006, Hillyer is a subsidiary of International Arts & Artists, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally. For more information about Hillyer Art Space, visit the website at http://hillyerartspace.org
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The Artinista Art Advisory
The Artinista Art Advisory The mission of The Artinista Art Advisory is to increase the number of women art collectors to close the gender gap in fine art collecting. In addition, they strive to produce programing and services for the general public and the DC art community to enhance and educate collectors on trends in the current art market. The Artinista Art Advisory is the place Where Savvy Collections Begin. For more information visit the website at http://theartinista.com