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Art Talks & Tea: The Current State of the Art Market

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Topic: “The Current State of the Art Market”

Editor of American Art Collector Magazine, Joshua Rose, will discuss art fairs, art auctions and the importance of the physical gallery space in the always changing art world.

The contemporary art world is in a continual state of flux. Auctions, art fairs and online resources all compete for the attention of the collectors while galleries continue to redefine their role in this ever changing art market. Where do collectors go these days to find works for their collection? What defines quality and value within all these spaces? Joshua Rose will address all of these issues in an open accessible way that will help collectors navigate these often confusing worlds.

About Joshua Rose

Joshua Rose is the Editor of American Art Collector, Western Art Collector and American Fine Art magazines. As such, he travels to many events around the country visiting galleries and museums, speaking to collectors and attending art fairs.  He has spoken at such places as the San Francisco Fine Art Fair, the Boston International Fine Art Show, the Cape Cod Museum of Art, the Los Angeles Art Show, the Booth Museum and the Oil Painters of America National Exhibition on such topics as collecting realist paintings and current trends in the art market. Rose has also juried art shows and exhibitions across the country including those at the Leigh Yawkey Museum in Wisconsin and the Eiteljorg Museum of Art in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Rose has a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Philosophy from the University of Minnesota and a Master’s Degree in Literature and Art from the University College of North Wales in Bangor, UK.  He was hired in 2005 to serve as the founding Editor of American Art Collector and has been with the magazine ever since.  Prior to this work, Rose taught English, Art History and Humanities at the Art Institute of Phoenix from 1996 to 2005.  He has spent the last fifteen years writing for both local and national art magazines and launched and ran his own art magazine, shade, in Phoenix from 2002-2005.  In Arizona, Rose has spoken at the ASU Art Museum, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and the Phoenix Art Museum.

About the Series

Whether you’re an informed connoisseur, an amateur collector, or an art lover, join us for fascinating and informative discussions with the Festival of Arts exhibitors at our Art Talks and Tea. Enjoy tea on the Festival’s green while listening to artists talk about their inspiration, history, and careers in art. A new topic each week, see the full schedule.

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