By day: Contemporary Evening Sale cataloguer at Sotheby's Art Auction House.
By night: cultural explorer in NYC.
ARTTCETERA is a visual record of my art-fueled adventures in the city. Under ART, you can check out all the art I see every day – from the record-setting masterpieces at Sotheby’s, to the spectacular installations in Chelsea galleries, to the awesome street art of the Lower East Side. Beyond the ART in my life, you’ll find the ETC: the coffee shops, fashionistas, speakeasies, ice cream cones, Brooklyn concerts, pop-up stores, and other wonderful pieces of NYC that I encounter on my fabulous artventure.
I'VE ALWAYS LOVED ART.
When my parents and grandparents would take me to art museums as a kid, I would frantically scribble all of my favorite pieces and artists in a mini notebook, determined not to forget a single treasure. Despite this early excitement about art, I didn't take my first art history class until my freshman year at Williams College -- after that, I was hooked.
I'm excited and curious about any and all kinds of art: street performers, biodegradable sculptures, photo collages, land installations, Brutalist architecture, modern furniture design, blown glass, video art -- you name it, I'm into it. At Williams and Sotheby's, I've focused on my passion for the Abstract Expressionist and Minimalist movements of the 1940's, 50's, and 60's. Helen Frankenthaler, Donald Judd, Mark Rothko, Joan Mitchell, Franz Kline, Dan Flavin, and Cy Twombly are among my favorite artists.
After spending a year in the Sotheby's Training Program, I joined the Contemporary Evening sale team as an associate cataloguer. Before joining Sotheby’s, I had the pleasure of working at Christie’s, Turner Carroll Gallery, the Williams College Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Lannan Foundation, and in the archives of Thomas Krens (the former director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum). Additionally, I’ve managed numerous social media accounts, including those for the popular student-run NESCAC blog, In the Cac. I graduated in May of 2015 from Williams College with a double major in English and Art History.
I ALSO LOVE WRITING ABOUT ART.
Throughout my art history classes and various art world internships, I've written critical art theory essays, artist bios, collection summaries, curatorial overviews, art news articles, consignment proposals, funding requests, painting descriptions, condition reports, and just about every other kind of art writing there is. One of the primary goals of ARTTCETERA was to create a platform for me to continue ranting and editorializing about the fabulous art in my life -- you can find those articles under the ART tab.
As a cataloguer for the Sotheby's Evening sale team, I'mlucky enough to be tasked with writing the scholarly essays that accompany our most fantastic works every season. Catalogue essays are my favorite kinds of art writing, as they allow me to rave enthusiastically about the strengths and attributes of any given artwork. If you'd like to read some of my catalogue essays, please click on the images below.
FOOD STYLE TRAVEL MUSIC ETC.
Beyond art, I'm into all things culture. Under the ETC tab, you'll find all the other pieces of my life in NYC: the speakeasy cocktails, indie concerts, vintage shopping, lipstick, weekend trips to Smorgasburg, rooftop sunsets, and Levain cookies that I squeeze in between all the art. After all, a girl can't live on Pollock.