Audra Lambert and Heather Zises held a candid conversation about preparing for a studio visit, hosting the visit and following up post-visit. As curators and art critics, they have visited 100s of artist studios and will share the dos and don’ts of navigating in-person and virtual visits.
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Audra Lambert is an art historian and curator. She holds an MA in Art History and Visual Culture from Lindenwood University (June 2021) with previous coursework at City College(CUNY) and Hunter College in New York City. Audra is based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and serves as Gallery Director, Amos Eno Gallery in Brooklyn. She is also curator-in-residence at The Yard, Williamsburg Bridge. Her writing and editorial skill set spurred her to become Founder/Editor-in-Chief of ANTE mag (2014-), an online mag featuring under-the-radar contemporary art. She has curated projects for the Yeshiva University Museum, Arsenal Gallery, Fountain House gallery, The Living Gallery – East Village and others. Audra served as Curatorial Manager for Art in Odd Places 2018: BODY, and has contributed art criticism to several publications. She holds a Certified Professional Coach certification from Certified Life Coach Institute, an ICF-approved coach training program.
Heather Zises is a media professional with over 20 years of experience in public relations and marketing. She is an accomplished editor and writer with focuses in digital content development and social media strategy for art and culture. Heather began her career at Pace Gallery and Phillips, where she coordinated numerous exhibitions and site-specific installations at galleries, art fairs and alternative spaces worldwide. Her multi-award-winning book, 50 Contemporary Women Artists (Schiffer 2018), is available at leading art institutions and university libraries. Heather is Director of Communications at The Magnusson Group where she manages digital marketing and social media for estate sales and appraisals. Through Ninth Street Collective, Heather regularly conducts educational workshops, in addition to working with a growing roster of clients. She also moderates industry panels and guest lectures at universities and museums. Raised in Boston as a ballerina, Heather graduated from Cornell University with a BA in English and Dance, and has an MA in Art History and Connoisseurship from Christie’s Education.