ALAINA SIMONE INC
Alaina Simone Inc (ASI) is an art advisory, advocacy and consultancy for artists, collectors, institutions and brands. ASI was founded in New York City in 2009 by Alaina Simone who recognized the need for artists, especially women and art professionals of color, to receive customized support inside their respective practices. ASI's mission focuses on strategical and logistical planning for internationally renowned emerging, mid-career and established artists, residencies and institutions.
CEO and Founder
Alaina Simone (B. Flint, MI) is an artist liaison and art consultant who works primarily in the fields of Contemporary Art Sales and Education. She has produced and curated exhibitions with corresponding artist talks and educational programming in the Caribbean, Europe, the United States and beyond. Since 2009, Simone has worked as an artist liaison to established interdisciplinary artists such as Howardena Pindell, Fred Eversley and Barbara Nessim among many others. She has worked closely with the Estate of Arman, Estate of Merton Simpson, Estate of Allan Stone and the Estate of James Van Der Zee to name a few. In 2018, Simone co-founded Private View SoHo (PRVT VW) a nomadic gallery, project space and artist residency in New York City in collaboration with Verbier 3-D Foundation co-founder, Madeleine Paternot. She has led and produced panel discussions and happenings with Untitled, Art (San Francisco, CA), Prizm Art Fair (Miami, FL), Jan Van Eyck Academie ( Maastricht, NL), The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY), MoCADA (Brooklyn, NY), Pratt University (Brooklyn, NY) the National Arts Club (New York, NY) and IESA International (Paris, FR) among other notable institutions.
Leading publications have recognized Simone's exhibitions including The New York Times, Art in America, Modern Painters, Art Forum, ARTnews, Hyperallergic, The New Yorker, and Whitehot Magazine, among many others. In 2013, Simone received the Innovators of Change Award from J. Walter Thompson Worldwide. She serves on the board of Verbier 3-D Foundation. Simone is an ambassador for Cool Culture, Residency Unlimited, SculptureCenter and the National Arts Club.
She lives and works in New York City.
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