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Amy Kisch

Art+Action Coalition
Founder + Artistic Director of Social Impact
San Francisco
Amy Kisch, Founder + Artistic Director of Social Impact of the Art+Action Coalition / Founder + CEO of AKArt Advisory and Collect For Change™, is an independent curator, art consultant, and strategic specialist. Having spent six years in clinical social work, her projects are underscored by efforts to democratize access within the art world, while upholding integrity and quality in curatorial vision and programming. She previously served as Director of Partnerships + Strategic Initiatives at the California Bay Area art + tech + science incubator residency, Stochastic Labs. Prior to relocating to the S.F. Bay Area from New York, she ran Sotheby’s global 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 in cities including New York, London, Los Angeles, Paris Chicago, and Hong Kong. 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 in Brooklyn—developing programming and partnerships with, and for, area galleries, non-profits, artists, corporate, and government agencies. Kisch made her start in the art world at Parkett, Thread Waxing Space exhibition space, and at Umbra Editions, and has served as a curator, contributing writer, editor, presenter, and producer of numerous successful initiatives, including collaborations and partnerships with: ABC TV, The Armory Show, ARTLOG, Artnet, ARTnews, ArtTABLE, Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Chicago, Arts Gowanus, Art Markit, Art Production Fund, Assouline, AT&T, Brooklyn ARTillery, Brooklyn Tourism, Canvas Magazine, caribBEING, The Carlyle, Venture Capitalist Tim Draper’s Draper University, Eli Wilner and Company, The Excellent People Magazine, Fabergé, Flatbush Film Festival, Hard Press Editions, HERE Arts Center, iCollect, Jim Jarmusch, Leila Heller Gallery, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, The Mark Hotel, New York City Opera, Northside Music + Arts Festival, New York Foundation for the Arts, Petrossian, PULSE Art Fair, SCALO Verlag, PREGAME Magazine, Sotheby’s Diamonds, Sotheby’s Institute, Sotheby’s International Realty, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Whitney Contemporaries, Williamsburg Every 2:ND Friday, Williamsburg Gallery Association, and ZOOM Elite Art Basel Miami Beach, among others. A member of the Headlands Center for the Arts Advancement Committee and ArtTable, Kisch has served on numerous committees and boards, including Time In Children’s Art Initiative, Art & Abolition, City at Peace, CITYarts, NURTUREart, FolioCue, and sparks & honey. Kisch studied at The University of Chicago and holds a BA in Art History + Fine Arts from Columbia University, and a Masters in Social Work.
Thursday, February 27
 

2:00pm

4:00pm

5:30pm

 
Friday, February 28
 

10:00am

11:00am

12:00pm

12:10pm

1:15pm

2:00pm

4:00pm

5:40pm

6:00pm

 
Saturday, February 29
 

10:00am

11:00am

12:00pm

12:10pm

1:15pm

2:30pm

4:45pm

5:30pm

7:00pm

 
Sunday, March 1
 

11:00am

1:30pm

3:30pm

 


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