Art World Professional

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Location: New York United States


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Summary

I am an experienced art world professional with a passion for promoting art to the public.

Education

Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York, NY                                                       Graduated March 2015

Master of Arts, Art Business                                                                        

Library Student Assistant: maintained library by circulating books, periodicals, and other literary materials

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN                                                                Graduated May 2013

Bachelor of Arts, Medieval Studies, Italian

Junior Year Study Abroad Program, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Experience

Christie’s, New York, NY
Apr 2017 – Present

Private Sales Account Manager, NY
July 2019 – Present

  • Support global art departments by facilitating private sale transactions that generate over $200M annually
  • Ensure correct procedures are followed and proper documentation is received for all deals; review seller contracts, perform due diligence on HNWIs, liaise with art departments and legal counsel to discuss tax considerations and other contingent issues, process 3-5 invoices/sales daily and verify corresponding accounting entries accurately reflect each deal
  • Monitor and receipt AML compliant payments, maintain client banking information, collaborate with finance to address multi-currency situations and other complex accounting scenarios, generate settlement statements

Client Service Representative
Apr 2017 – July 2019

  • Handled internal and external client enquiries across all communication channels in a timely and accurate manner
  • Welcomed clients, assisted colleagues with appointments, registered and distributed auction paddles on sale days, and coordinated property collections
  • Troubleshot registration and bidding issues during online sales and provided condition reports, images, and all other relevant sale information to clients
  • Trained new hires in core Client Service responsibilities and procedures

Sotheby’s, New York, NY
Feb 2015 – Nov 2016

Administrator, European Works of Art and Old Master Paintings
Oct 2015 – Nov 2016

  • Identified property for auction and private sale, coordinated property shipments, edited images and text for catalogs, arranged conditioning, framing, and restoration, managed consignment contracts and client correspondence
  • Processed post-auction transactions and arranged both property shipments and on-site collections
  • Supported Senior Specialists to launch a four-week pop-up selling exhibition of Renaissance sculpture in partnership with Fabrizio Moretti by developing the catalog, exhibition layout and event guest lists

Floating Assistant
Feb 2015 – Oct 2015

  • Provided support across several different departments, including Senior Business Development, Client Service, Valuations, and Bids

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Sept 2014 – Dec 2014

Membership Development Intern

  • Cultivated relationships with donors, catering to Patrons and the Young Collectors Council
  • Researched prospective members and updated records to ensure data accuracy

Skills

  • Microsoft Office (Teams, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Raiser’s Edge
  • Adyen
  • Adobe
  • various Sotheby’s and Christie’s internal account and CRM systems

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