OUR TEAM

 

Sonya Bekkerman
Co-Founder & CEO

Sonya has over 15 years experience in the art world from Sotheby's auction house. She joined the firm in 2000 after receiving her MA in Art History from Williams College. After becoming Vice President of the 19th Century European paintings department in 2004, Sonya created and established the Russian art market in the U.S. Sonya is a delegate for the Wexner Foundation and Vice President of Divine Love World Charity, which supports humanitarian giving in Southern India.

 

 

Saul Ingram
Co-Founder & CEO

Saul has been in the art world for almost twenty years and has a deep knowledge of art and the global art market with a particular emphasis on contemporary art. Saul joined Sotheby’s in 1997, remaining there for 16 years. He was Managing Director of Contemporary Art and a part of Sotheby’s European management team. Saul spearheaded some of the most amazing, landmark auctions in art history, including both Damien Hirst auctions and the (RED) sale.

 

 

 

Ayelet Elstein
Chief Revenue Officer

Ayelet ran the British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel (BFAMI), a non-profit supporting educational programs and acquisitions for museums in Israel. Prior to that, she spent 15 years in the Enterprise Software business where she drove growth with large multinational corporations. She is a board member at Artangel and chairs their Development Committee and is an avid supporter of emerging art and contemporary dance.