“The cream always rises to the top, so if you are an artist and hard-working, and you believe in what you do, and you’re speaking your truth, you’ll eventually get there.” — Nikki Iacovella
My guest today is the contemporary art gallery director Nikki Iacovella. Nikki has worked for galleries and art fairs in the visual arts industry for over fifteen years in Australia and the U.S. She’s produced exhibitions for Art Basel, Affordable Art Fair, and currently Peter Freeman Inc., among many others. Her knowledge of the creative industry runs as deep as her love for supporting artists. You’ll hear about what it takes to run a gallery business today, patterns within the industry, and how she got in the game in the first place.
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Fortune Favors the Bold — Blissfully Aware
This week, Ioana visits Peter Freeman Inc. and talks with Nikki Iacovella about managing an art gallery, representing artists, and why art fairs make your head spin.