Art has always been very important for me, but when it came to choosing my career path, I decided on a more sensible course: finance. After a very successful and exciting corporate career, I am very happy that my new activities as a supervisory board member for five companies and a consultant still leave me enough time to get in touch with that old friend again – and even start my own art gallery in my hometown.
Running a gallery is very different from the work I’ve done before and comes with its own unique challenges – from fixing the ventilation in the exhibition space to finding the right artists. Over the next few months, I’ll be investing my energy and creativity in getting the gallery up and running – and I want to take you along for the ride. Until the opening, I will regularly publish my podcast “How to Run an Art Gallery” on my webpage – and possibly on a platform like Spotify or iTunes as well. In the podcast, I’ll be talking with experts from the art industry as well as other art lovers to exchange ideas about the gallery – and, of course, to get their valued input.
For the first episode, I met with Trupti Wehner, a chemist and fellow art enthusiast, at the art fair “art Karlsruhe” in Germany. In this episode, we talk about current trends, the art fair, and whether running an art gallery is like any other business. You can find the first episode of the podcast below.
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Since this is my first time hosting a podcast, I appreciate your feedback:
- What can I do better?
- What topics would you like me to talk about?
- What are some things you would like to know?
I look forward to your comments!