Joanna is the Founder of Marguerite. Joanna was formerly Head of VIP Relations at Photo London and prior to this, spent four years as Senior VIP Relations for Frieze Art Fair. Before this, she worked on Art Plus, Whitechapel Gallery's annual fundraising gala. Joanna studied History of Art at The University of Nottingham and is based in North East London.
Recognising how important having close relationships in the art world is in building your career, Joanna was inspired to launch a series of events for women who work in the arts in January 2015. Seeing how much appetite there is for such occasions where women are given the opportunity to meet, share ideas and begin collaborations, she named the club Marguerite in January 2016 alongside a strong and inspiring committee of women. The club will officially launch in November 2016!
Georgina is The Cultivist's Director of Programming for Europe. Georgina spent two years working on the Sotheby’s Preferred programme, developing relationships with museums, art fairs and cultural partners worldwide. Before that, she worked with corporate fine art consultancy, Art Contact, developing and implementing long-term art strategies and managing collections, exhibition research and curation.
Victoria is Marketing Campaigns Executive, Visual Arts (BIE) at the Barbican Centre. Prior to this, she was Marketing & Communications Manager for FVU, a leading organisation in the field of artists' moving image. She has also held positions at Whitechapel Gallery and Lucre PR agency. She specialises in developing and implementing tailored marketing campaigns and developing strategic partnerships. Victoria has a degree in History of Art & History from the University of Birmingham and is currently based in North London.
Luisa is Assistant Curator in the education department at Tate with a focus on international programming, originally from Canada and now based in South West London. Previously she has held positions at Frieze Art Fair and the Vancouver Art Gallery. She also has an MA in Cultural Policy from Goldsmiths College and studied art history and English literature at Concordia University in Montreal, CA.
Holly is a freelance creative and photographer with a background in advertising and fashion and is based in North East London. She studied photography at Central Saint Martins after completing her BA at the University of Nottingham and SUNY Albany, NY. Holly is always interested in discussing ideas and collaborating on new projects. holly-whittaker.co.uk
Victoria is a Sales Administrator at White Cube, Bermondsey. She has a particular interest in the changing relationship between the gallery, artist and collector. She has a passion for art and is equally excited by the commercial side of the art world. Prior to White Cube, she interned at various national public and commercial institutions including Gasworks, Ikon Gallery, Chatsworth House and Site Gallery. Victoria studied fine art and critical theory at Loughborough University and is now based in East London.
Elizabeth is a Development Manager at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA); specialising in building creative brand partnerships and developing cultural projects. With a background routed in fundraising, Elizabeth has held previous positions at Whitechapel Gallery and Cancer Research UK. Elizabeth studied English Literature at The University of Exeter and is now based in East London.
Kaitlin is the Programme Manager for Sotheby’s Preferred which is a programme tailored for Sotheby’s most active and influential clients. She oversees art fair relationships, events, and communications for Europe and the Middle East. Prior to this, she managed the Preferred programme in New York for the Americas where she developed museum, art fair, and cultural institution partnerships. She is now based in West London.