The art of the perfect fit

Notes from DRAW

Since Christmas it really has been a case of heads down and all hands on deck at DRAW. Despite the difficulties we have all faced in the last few years it has been so encouraging to see many of our clients posting record years and using this as a springboard to make positive changes to their…

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Recruiting Auction House Specialists

Auction Houses  often find themselves requiring the services of Specialist Valuers to provide expertise on particular categories of property. Most have their own network, but often there are gaps in availability, and this is where DRAW can help. DRAW has a robust and up to date database of…

Recruiting Temporary Workers

The option to hire a Temporary Worker, Contractor, or Freelancer provides many advantages to businesses, as well as candidates. START Art Fair 2020, was a little different this year. It went ahead successfully with strict social distancing protocols and was by all accounts a success.…

Bitesize Daily: Chris Stephens – Holburne Museum

Chris Stephens is Director of the Holburne Museum (https://www.holburne.org/) which has just extended the Grayson Perry: The Pre-Therapy Years until 3rd January 2021. Before the Holburne Museum, Chris worked at Tate in London for twenty-one years, for much of that time as Head of Displays at Tate…

Bitesize Daily: Melanie Gerlis

Melanie Gerlis is Art market columnist for the Financial Times; Editor at large at The Art Newspaper and Author of "Art as an investment?"

Bitesize Daily: Guy Schooling – Sworders

We round off this week’s interviews with Guy Schooling, Chairman and Head Specialist, Art & Antiques at Sworders fine art auctioneers. https://www.sworder.co.uk What have you been up to during lockdown? Who would have thought running what was basically a shut down business could be so…

Bitesize Daily: Verity Brown – ROKBOX

Verity Brown is a Director at ROKBOX (https://rok-box.com/), an award winning crate specifically designed to reduce the environmental impact, risk and cost of shipping high value art. What have you been up to during lockdown? The last few years have been a non-stop whirlwind for ROKBOX and so this…

Bitesize Daily: Michael Roberts – PFK Auctioneers

Michael is the Head of Department, Auctioneer & Valuer at PFK Auctioneers, Penrith, Cumbria. What have you been doing during lockdown? I’ve worked throughout lockdown, keeping the business ticking over with online sales/valuations and adapting our business model to ensure a strong second…

Bitesize Daily: Anna Helwing – ArtBasel

This week, we interviewed Anna Helwing, who is VIP Manager of Europe & Americas and VIP Representative of Switzerland at ArtBasel, as well as being a mentor at I LIKE NETWORKING (https://ilikenetworking.uk/) What have you been up to during lockdown? Since Art Basel in Basel was cancelled due to…