Doctor’s Hours: Distance Consultations for Visual Artists, 1/12 & 1/13

Doctor’s Hours: Distance Consultations for Visual Artists, 1/12 & 1/13

Skype with Our Doctors: Monday, January 12 & Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to offer Distance Consultations, a program that provides individual consultations for national and international artists living outside of NYC, who are looking to connect with New York City arts professionals; curators, gallerists, and arts consultants. 

Participants in Distance Consultations may book one-on-one individual appointments with NYFA consultants via Skype. The sessions provide an opportunity for practical advice and feedback on presentation of your work, your website, or an upcoming application.
WHERE: Via Skype

COST: $50 US for 30-minute consultation; there is a two-appointment limit per registrant.

Registration for this event has closed.


**Consultants are asked to give feedback and suggestions to artists regarding the presentation of their work, not the quality of their work.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Bart Keijsers Koning, Gallery Owner LMAKprojects, Curator
Graduated from SVA in 2000 specialized in painting, after a transfer from Columbia College Art department where he also studied Business. Prior to joining LMAKprojects in 2009 Keijsers Koning exhibited and curated in the Netherlands and the US, and managed various galleries.

Ryan Steadman, Curator
Brooklyn-based artist, writer, and curator Ryan E. Steadman has shown his paintings regularly since 2001, with solo exhibitions at Baumgartner Gallery, Envoy Enterprises and Karma, all in Manhattan. His work has also been included in group exhibitions at Greenberg van Doren Gallery and Room East, among others. Steadman has been a regular contributor to and Modern Painters since 2011. In this short time, he has reviewed exhibitions by acclaimed artists such as Agnes Denes and Eugen Schoenebeck, as well as written essays on New York-based artists as diverse as Anthony Goicolea and Ethan Greenbaum. After having curated exhibitions in various spaces in Boston and New York, Steadman was recently appointed curatorial advisor to the UNTITLED Art Fair in Miami Beach, where he is also organizing the artist-run and non-profit sections of the fair. Before this, he worked for such well-known galleries as Feature Inc. and Peter Freeman Inc. Steadman earned an MFA from Pratt Institute in 1999, and a BFA from University of Georgia in 1997.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015


Amy Kisch, Founder and CEO of AKArt 
Ms. Kisch previously ran Sotheby’s worldwide VIP program for the auction house’s top clients—curating, producing and marketing VIP programming, including the Sotheby’s Preferred Museum Programme, Art Fair Programme and The Economist Lecture series. Prior to that, she worked within Sotheby’s Proposals division—creating highly-customized business-winning proposals for the company’s major private, institutional, corporate and museum clients. While at Sotheby’s, Ms. Kisch concurrently held the roles of Executive Director and Corporate + Community Liaison for the Williamsburg Gallery Association. Kisch made her start in the art world at Parkett, Thread Waxing Space exhibition space and at Umbra Editions. She has been integral in the production and curation of numerous successful art ventures, including collaborations and partnerships with ARTLOG, Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Production Fund, Assouline, AT&T, Brooklyn Tourism, caribBEING, Eli Wilner and Company, Hard Press Editions, Northside Music + Arts Festival, Sotheby’s Diamonds, Sotheby’s Institute, Sotheby’s International Realty, The Armory Show, Williamsburg Every 2:ND Friday and ZOOM Elite Art Basel Miami Beach, among others. Kisch serves on numerous committees and boards including City at Peace, CITYarts, NURTUREart, sparks & honey, and Time In Children’s Art Initiative. Kisch holds a BA in Art History and Fine Arts from Columbia University and a Masters in Social Work.


Kimberly Marrero, Curator, Private Art Advisor 
Kimberly Marrero is a private art advisor and independent curator based in New York City. She has organized many high profile public exhibitions working directly with celebrated artists and art institutions worldwide. Ms. Marrero manages various private art collections for her domestic and international clients. She has also enjoyed a longtime affiliation with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, in New York, serving as an active Education Committee member as well as a Sackler Arts Museum Lecturer. She is a devoted advocate for Arts & Education and has established a number of grants to support various Arts & Educational Programs for institutions throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

Questions: Please email [email protected]

Amy Aronoff
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