Unlike most art publications, we focus on the practical needs of collectors. We bring you original content by experts, as well as links to the best articles and resources on a variety of business topics.


Founders

aboutus_denise.gif Denise Alter is the founder of Bridge Law Group, a boutique firm with big-firm roots. Bridge Law is uniquely positioned to bring clients in business and the arts superior legal services in three major areas of practice: art law, advocacy, and alternative dispute resolution. With practice experience spanning twenty years, Denise has successfully represented entities and organizations from Fortune 500 companies to Kunsthallen. She currently also teaches Art Law at the Boalt School of Law at the University of California in Berkely.
aboutus_sylvia.gif Sylvia Lehnen specializes in helping high-tech companies with information and training strategies. Drawing on a background in journalism, instructional design, and marketing, she loves to help non-technical audiences make the most of technology. Her interest in art started during lunchtime strolls of the art exhibits at SAP’s corporate headquarters in Germany. In addition to the daily pleasure of living with art, she came to appreciate the challenges of corporate curators and the contribution these collections make to employees, customers, and to the public.

Contributors

Lynn Mueting Lynn Mueting is a UK-based independent marketing consultant. Having worked in Los Angeles, San Francisco and currently London, Lynn has a wealth of experience in a variety of sectors, including the publishing, financial services, home d├ęcor, food & wine, electronic games, and travel industries. She employs her holistic approach to development by designing comprehensive brand strategies and communications campaigns. Lynn now brings her personal passion for art and her journalistic talent to bear on behalf of Artelligenz.
laura Laura Matzer joined Microsoft in 2003 and serves as the Art Collection Curator and Program Manager. Previously, Laura worked at the Amon Carter Museum, where she was responsible for supervising lectures, symposia, films, gallery talks, and workshops, as well as launching new initiatives, such as a visual observation course for medical students. Prior to her position at the Carter, Laura worked at the El Paso Museum o Art, the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, and the Blaffer Gallery at the University of Houston.
michelle Michelle J. Angerman is a professional appraiser and consultant specializing in 20th century American, European and Latin American fine art. Michelle is an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers and a Member of the Appraisers Association of America. In her years of experience as an appraiser, Michelle catalogued and valued important Modern, Post War and Contemporary fine art collections. She has also assisted in the acquisition and/or brokered the sales of works by Vik Muniz, Elizabeth Murray, Andy Warhol, Helen Frankenthaler, Richard Diebenkorn, Ed Ruscha and Jean Pierre Cassigneul.
Lori Berkowitz Lori Berkowitz is the webmaster for the Artelligenz site. Lori is the owner and lead developer for BeeDragon Web Services in Oakland, CA. She specializes in front-end coding, using standards-compliant XHTML and CSS, as well as in back-end development with WordPress, PHP, and the MySQL database. Lori has been providing web design and development services for individuals, small businesses, and non-profit organizations nationwide since 1995.
Ruby-Knight Ruby Knight designed the Artelligenz site. With a diverse portfolio and professional experience that spans companies of all sizes, Ruby has helped startup companies get off the ground with innovative designs and worked with established companies to improve their position in the market. Ruby’s portfolio includes event signage, direct mail, brochures, websites, logos, brand identity, and email marketing.