ExpertLisa Schiff, Leslie Fritz and Eugenio Re Rebaudengo

About the Expert

Lisa Schiff

Lisa Schiff has over a decade of experience as an advisor to private collectors and foundations. As the Principal of her advisory firm, Schiff Fine Art, she travels widely to stay on top of trends within the art world. Through extensive relationships and deep connections to the gallery, museum and auction worlds and a honed inside knowledge of the art market, SFA focuses on adding value to its clients’ collections by sourcing and acquiring significant works of art from both established and emerging artists.

Lisa is ABD on her PhD in Art History. She holds an M.A. in Art History from the University of Miami, Florida, and a B.A. in Art History and French from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She completed a year with Columbia University’s Reid Hall in Paris, executing her undergraduate thesis while in residence.

Prior to establishing SFA, Lisa held a variety of positions in the art world in New York, Los Angeles, and Paris. Additionally, she has taught as an adjunct professor of art history at Hunter College, the College of Staten Island, and Nassau Community College and has lectured at UCLA, USC, and CUNY on various art-related topics. Lisa has also organized a number of exhibitions, the next of which is slated for 2015.

Lisa co-founded Via Art with Bridgitt Evans, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting artistic production, thought leadership, and public engagement (http://viaartfund.org). She sits on the board of trustees of the Sculpture Center in New York and is on the founders board of LAX Art. Lisa is also on the advisory board of the School of Doodle, an organization focusing on children and education.

Leslie Fritz

Leslie Fritz joined Schiff Fine Art in 2013 as a Senior Advisor.  Leslie comes to SFA with some fifteen years of experience in the art world. As a gallery owner for almost a decade, she established both the Leslie Fritz and Renwick galleries. Prior to starting her own businesses, Leslie was a gallery director at Petzel and an associate at Skarstedt in New York, where she developed an expertise for dealing in both the primary market for emerging and established artists, as well as in the secondary market of contemporary masters.

Leslie holds a BA degree in anthropology and art history from Barnard College. She presently serves as a Partner in Outset USA, an advisory member of Lalela Project, and volunteer for Learning Leaders.  Leslie is an ambassador for the Sculpture Center in Long Island City and a  member of Triple Canopy’s Publisher’s Circle.

Eugenio Re Rebaudengo 

Eugenio founded ARTUNER in 2013 with the intent of creating a platform that enhances the experience of collecting contemporary art.

Eugenio Re Rebaudengo graduated in Business Management from Universita’ di Torino and earned an MSc degree with distinction in Management, Organization and Governance at the London School of Economics.

Eugenio’s passion for contemporary art started at an early age. Having grown up in a family of contemporary art collectors, Eugenio entered the Board of the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo – a non-profit institution set up in 1995 with the aim to promote international contemporary artists – in 2008 and has been a part of many key acquisitions.

Eugenio is also a member of the Tate Young Patrons Ambassador Committee, and Whitechapel First Future committee.

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