Jennifer Ellis: Alternative Models for Exhibitions & Funding
Welcome back and happy new year!
The Business of Art Society are thrilled to announce the first event of 2019, opening this new exciting season with a creative and talented professional, Jennifer Caroline Ellis FRSA (Associate Director, Edouard Malingue Gallery & Founder, Young Collectors Collective).
Originally from Geneva, Switzerland, Jennifer is an arts professional with an international reputation for creating connections and developing projects between artists, curators, museums and critics globally. Jennifer is currently based out of London following 5 years in Hong Kong as Associate Director at Edouard Malingue Gallery (Hong Kong/Shanghai), building the gallery's activity across Europe through the development of curatorial projects and institutional collaborations. In March 2016, Jennifer co-founded the Young Collectors Collective (YCC), an international network of 300+ individuals who actively redefine the notion of arts patronage through collectively raising funds for innovative arts projects that expand dialogue regards art in and out of Asia. In 2018, Jennifer was appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and invited to sit on the committees of Chisenhale Gallery and Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge.
Jennifer holds a Law degree from King’s College London and a History of Art degree from the University of Cambridge. In 2014, Jennifer was awarded the Advanced Cultural Leadership Fellowship from the University of Hong Kong and the Clore Foundation, UK. Jennifer’s writings on the art world have been published in My Art Guides, the Chinese University of Hong Kong Art Museum Journal and Art Premium Magazine. Jennifer has given public and private lectures on the art world for King’s College London, Christie’s Education, Central St. Martins and Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Jennifer has been featured in Fazazine (2016), Artsy (2016), The Loop (2016), Tatler (2017). She speaks fluent English, Spanish and French.
N.B. The Courtauld Institute of Art has relocated to a new temporary venue, Vernon Square, around the King's Cross area, while undertaking the ambitious 'Courtauld Connects' project to redevelop its home at Somerset House.
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