Build an Art CollectionA refined approach to building art collections.
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How does somebody end up becoming an art advisor?
It’s a funny job because there are so many people doing it with so many different skill sets, educational backgrounds, etc. Some have PhDs; others rely on their impressive social connections.
Luckily for me, I started with actual exposure to building a contemporary art collection. This was at Marlborough, in the late 1990s and early 2000s. I’d been promoted to an Associate Director, and a good portion of this job entailed assisting Tom Cugliani, who was the Curator of the Royal Caribbean / Celebrity Cruise Art Collection.
Business ConsultingA distinct service for creative business owners.
The Story of You:
How you became an SLP Creative Client
You had a vision for culture, aesthetics, and/or design. You had relevant, even impressive, academic credentials. After school, You worked in a capacity that helped develop that skill. Inevitably, You decided to open a [gallery/not-for-profit/architectural firm/media company/other creative small business or service].
Alone, You had tenacity, talent, and luck. Good social skills didn’t hurt either. You found success. Opportunity begat opportunity. To manage this, You added new things to the mix: people, computers, an office, etc.
You had a business.
Opportunities continued to arise. You should have been excited, confident, and in control. Instead...