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Laura Stewart

Laura Stewart has been a professional in the art world for 30+ years. Her career has included work as a journalist, editor, public relations professional and non-profit management consultant. She began her career in Sotheby's press office in New York; was an arts columnist at The Daily Telegraph in London and served as Global Director of Public Relations at Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg.

 

In 2010, Stewart founded Anderson Stewart Fine Art - an art & culture project management firm. ASFA clients included TBA21, the contemporary art foundation created by Francesca von Habsburg in Vienna; Gurr Johns Art Advisory, London/NY; and H.E. Shaikh Rashid bin Khalifa al Khalifa, leading contemporary artist, Kingdom of Bahrain. Stewart’s work for Al Khalifa led her to the position of Art Consultant at Al Noor Company W.L.L. in Bahrain.

 

She has traveled extensively in the Middle East to art fairs, galleries and museum exhibitions and written widely on art and culture in the MENASA region - both historic and contemporary. Stewart graduated from William Smith College, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and served on the Board of the British Art Market Federation.