Valerie Mindlin

Art Advisor

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



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Work history


Art Advisor

Private Collection

Jul 2015
  • Undertook close and extensive provenance and literature research; Compiled market research surveys; Constructed an overarching consulting strategy that takes into a consideration a broad range of concerns - from curatorial, art historical and commercial viability to tailor-fitted client collecting scheme development and all of its logistical needs.



Professor Griselda Pollock

Apr 2015 - May 2015
  • •Researched critical responses to Documenta XI and Documenta 12 in preparation for an international panel of the Association of Art Historians. •Compiled an extensive annotated bibliography.


International Affairs & Exhibitions Coordinator

National Centre for Contemporary Art

Nov 2004 - Nov 2013
  • •Organized and coordinated large- and boutique-scale exhibitions for the country’s largest and oldest arts organization with affiliates across the country and partnerships with the world’s leading institutions (among them the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Guggenheim Museum, the New Museum New York, and the Venice Biennale). •Conducted local and international publicity campaigns. Raised public and private funds for international art projects. •Played key organizational function in creative formation, organization, funding, coordination and logistical orchestration of exhibitions as part of the international public initiatives of the Year of France in Russia and the Year of Germany in Russia


Exhibition Coordinator

Moscow International Biennale FOR Young ART

Nov 2009 - Aug 2010
  • •Prepared and coordinated 15 different exhibitions across Moscow’s leading cultural venues as part of a citywide cultural event. •Managed the logistics of the biennial’s preparation and selection process with 3,000 applicants from around the world and over 200 participants among the final selection. •Directed communication strategy across print, online, social and tele-visual media. •Lead the fundraising effort that resulted in securing of 11 informational support partners across communication platforms; 10 general partners, among them Apple, L’Officiel Russie and the British Council; partnerships with the governments, embassies, and cultural centres of all countries with representation in the exhibition (The Embassy of the United States, The Embassy of France in Russia, The Austrian Cultural Forum, CultureFrance, Instituto Italiano di Cultura, The Royal Netherland Embassy, Embassy of Israel, Embassy of Norway and others). •Conducted quantitative and historical landscape analysis with an interest in identifying potential sponsorship and partnership opportunities.



History of Art

University of Leeds

Aug 2014 - Aug 2015
  • History of Art