November 13th @ 2:00pm: This ARTalk will focus on how the power and potential of the digital age and its many tools can empower artists, art enthusiasts, creative communities and businesses. Cash will explore how Ridgefield’s arts and cultural organizations, as part of Connecticut’s first-in-the-state cultural designation, have embraced a wider adoption of digital tools in daily life, especially during a pandemic. Cash is the new Ridgefield Arts Council Chair and has nearly a decade of experience in the global fine art market and creative economy. She is currently Senior Vice President of Artnet, the leading online resource for the sale, study, and analysis of fine art and its markets.
In her role at Artnet, Colleen manages its proprietary auctions business and oversees a global team in their facilitation of $30 million plus in sales of Post-War & Contemporary Art, Prints & Multiples and Photographs. She also oversees Artnet’s Gallery Network, which features 250,000 plus artworks from primary market galleries across the world.
Prior to her work at Artnet, Colleen held roles at Christie’s, Apollo Global Management, and several public institutions including the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Council and the consortium responsible for the redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B. Colleen holds a BA with Special Honors from Hunter College and is a frequent speaker in CUNY’s Arts Administration Program.
The 2022-2023 ARTalk series is co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Library and the Ridgefield Guild of Artists.