SAN FRANCISCO, CA.-
The international auction house Bonhams
announces that Amelia Manderscheid will join the company as Senior Director of the Post-War & Contemporary Art Department. She will be reporting to Muys Snijders, Head of Post-War & Contemporary Art Department, Americas.
Based in San Francisco, Amelia will represent Bonhams with a particular focus on the West Coast region. She will look to expand sourcing and buying activity, as well as focusing on client engagement and strategic development opportunities.
Amelia was most recently a General Partner at Exponential Creativity Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in startups utilizing technology to maximize humanity's creative potential. She was formerly at David Zwirner Gallery, where she worked on the development of eCommerce strategy. Prior to this role, she was the Global Head of eCommerce for Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christies New York.
Amelia received her Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School and Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Art History from Wellesley College.
Muys Snijders said: Amelia is a strong new addition to our Bonhams West Coast team and will also strengthen our global Post War & Contemporary team. She brings a wealth of experience and creative leadership and will further raise our profile in the region.
Amelia Manderscheid commented: I am so looking forward to combining my background in technology and business with my knowledge of the art market in my new role at Bonhams. I am delighted to be joining Bonhams in San Francisco at this exciting time for the company.