Jessica Hodin received her BA from Dartmouth College (New Hampshire) with a major in Art History and holds a Master's Degree in Art Business from the Sotheby's Institute of Art (New York). She was also a fellow at the New York-based Art and Law Program.
For three years Jessica worked for the international art advisory and appraisals firm, Winston Art Group, focusing on sales strategy, placing her clients' artworks in the ever-changing markets to achieve maximum returns. From 2013-2014, Jessica ran the Bleecker Street Arts Club (www.bsacny.com) serving as Director and Curator of the gallery and venue space in Manhattan's West Village. Continuing her work on curatorial projects, Jessica shifted gears to Art Basel's Crowdfunding Initiative, a creative and strategic partnership with Kickstarter, recruiting nonprofit organizations from around the world and coaching them on building crowdfunding campaigns for Art Basel's curated page on Kickstarter. The initiative aimed to shine the Art Basel spotlight on worthy projects from museums, artist residencies, and nonprofit institutions around the world to encourage funding and participation from a wide audience, as well as expand the depth of engagement between the international art fair and institutions on a year-round basis.
Moving to more commercial ventures but staying in the art fair world, Jessica currently works on the Partnerships team for Frieze Art Fair globally, based in New York. She continues to advise clients with respect to art acquisitions and pursue independent curatorial projects.
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