Managing Director, Catherine Thomas has twenty years’ experience as an art consultant – managing collections, delivering visionary art programmes and place-making through public art programmes. Her creativity, integrity and extensive knowledge of the art world are combined with strong communication, programme management and design skills. This ensures a bespoke, holistic and professional approach for each client. Catherine leads on all projects and steers the company’s strategy and overall direction.
Art Consultant, Jo Howe has over fifteen years’ experience managing corporate collections, advising clients on artwork rental programmes and producing audits for large collections. Jo holds a BA in History of Art from The University of Bristol, with previous roles at Bonhams and art consultancies in London and Sydney. Jo manages our art audit and valuation work.
Curator, Devon Nocera has a background in communications and brand partnerships with companies including Moët Hennessy, La Prairie and Vogue. Following her passion for art, Devon earned a Master’s degree in Art Business from Southerby’s Institute of Art where she wrote her dissertation examining the impact of artificial intelligence and the art world. Devon leads on Art Acumen’s technology and arts projects. Devon also curates our ‘Creative Interlude’ publication.
Creative Producer, Bev Milward has a background in arts management and is an established practicing artist. She has extensive experience curating and delivering exhibitions and events across the arts, including established national exhibitions and festival performance. She leads on Art Acumen’s public art community engagement activities and delivers bespoke creative events for our public art programmes.
Curator, Sarah Daniels graduated with a first-class Fine Art and Art History degree, before gaining experience with public and commercial galleries. Sarah curates temporary and permanent collections for our corporate clients and helps deliver the supporting art engagement programmes, including programming artists talks and workshops, content for digital platforms and printed catalogues.
Creative and Technical Support, Imane El Facili is an award winning interior design graduate (BA Hons), currently studying part time for her Masters in Interior Design. Imane brings her incredible creative fair and technical skills to the team, supporting art research and project proposals.
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Since 2009 Art Acumen has advised and delivered projects for major developers, institutions, FTSE companies, local authorities and private collectors. Fundamental to providing the right creative solution for them is our ability to understand and articulate their ideas. Our creative, open and professional approach ensures that our clients enjoy the experience of working with us every step of the way.