Stephanie Dieckvoss, senior lecturer and course director for the Art Market and Appraisal (Professional Practice) MA at Kingston School of Art
Stephanie Dieckvoss will be joining the Department of Creative and Cultural Industries from September as senior lecturer and course director for the Art Market and Appraisal (Professional Practice) MA.
Stephanie is a German art historian living in London. She works as an academic, journalist and strategic arts management consultant. She also regularly teaches at Central Saint Martins (CSM), UAL on art history, art markets and globalisation. At CSM, she was Stage 1 Leader on BA Culture, Criticism and Curation from 2013 to 2017. She also teaches at Sotheby’s Institute of Art Online Faculty and Christie’s Education.
Stephanie’s research centres around contemporary art markets and she currently works on a larger project on the relationship between the artist and the market and the art market in Africa. She also researches aspects of cultural globalisation and the art school as institution. Her latest publication is a co-authored issue of Kunstforum International “Kunst Lernen? Kunstakademien und Kunsthochschulen heute”, Kunstforum Band 245, March 2017.
Stephanie holds MAs in Art History from the University of Hamburg and the Courtauld Institute, London and an MBA (Public Services) from Warwick Business School, as well as a PgCert in Art and Design Education from UAL. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Authority and chair of Contemporary Markets, TIAMSA (The International Art Market Studies Association). She regularly writes on the art market for the Handelsblatt, the Neue Zürcher Zeitung and Apollo, and runs Kunstburo, a consultancy with partner Andrew Marsh.
Before becoming an academic and writer, Stephanie had an extensive career in the international contemporary art world, working for galleries such as Karsten Greve, Cheim & Read and Gagosian, and running art fairs such as Frieze Art Fair, Art HK: Hong Kong International Art Fair, and Art13 and Art14 London. She also worked for non for profit organisations such as the Serpentine Gallery and the Contemporary Art Society. Stephanie therefore has an extensive practical as well as theoretical understanding of British and international art markets and has a keen interest in the art scenes of emerging markets.
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