Artist, Tour guide for Cura/genda New York (March 10, 2013)
Frank Webster is a painter who lives in Brooklyn, NY. Webster received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his MFA from the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. He also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Webster is the recipient of numerous awards including the Pollock Krasner and the Golden Foundation Individual Artist Award. He has shown in solo and group exhibitions in New York at Blackston (formerly Bespoke) Gallery, Sara Meltzer Gallery and White Columns, among others. He has been awarded residencies at The Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program, PS 122, Virginia Commonwealth University, The Ucross Foundation, The Corporation of Yaddo, The Ragdale Foundation and The MacDowell Colony.
Helen Homan Wu
Producer & Artistic Director (NY/HK)
Helen Homan Wu has been actively producing dynamic intermedia projects and curating art programmes since 2005. Founder and director of Opalnest, her projects often cross boundaries between time-based medias including film & video, photography, new media culture & technology, sound, experimental music, performance art and language. Raised in the New York art scene, Wu affirmed her style and passion as a cultural producer working closely with artists, curators, and organizations. She began traveling at a young age, and continues to cultivate experiences for the audience through various projects. She is a freelance curator, events producer and consultant based in New York City and Hong Kong. She is currently working on special projects for the inaugural edition of Art Basel Hong Kong.
Destinations Specialist (Geneva/Zurich)
Founder of Vickyh shop, UNIT by Vickyh and Vickyh destinations. Raised in a construction environment, he acquired important experience within this field and is currently responsible for the architectural department at Unit. In addition to this, Nicolas oversees all management and administrative enquires at Vickyh group. Invited Columnist for Market Magazine, Open and Sur la Terre, Nicolas lives between Geneva and London, and continually nourishes his inquisitive passion for photography and travel.
Advisor (San Francisco)
Rimma is a traveler, an advisor in contemporary art and a major foodie. She began her professional career working in management consulting focusing on the development of large-scale organizations. Quickly realizing that her passions could not fit into the four walls of a cubicle, Rimma found her true calling, and with the encouragement from a few friends switched her energy to the art world.
Born in Odessa, Ukraine, and raised in San Francisco, California, Rimma holds degrees in Art History and Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has studied Art History and French in Paris with the University of California, Los Angeles, and is an alum of the Sotheby’s Institute Program in Contemporary Art. Rimma is passionate about creating uniquely curated experiences focused on art, culture and food. She currently resides in San Francisco, California.