NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams
, the international fine art auction house, has appointed Amy Corcoran as the companys representative for the American Northeast, based in Wellesley, MA. Ms. Corcoran is a business development professional with twenty-plus years of experience in the marketing, sale and management of art and estate collections.
Malcolm Barber, Bonhams CEO, comments, We are delighted with our appointment of Amy Corcoran. She will provide us with a well-experienced and much-respected hand in our ongoing business-getting activities in New England and much like the Bonhams Group as a whole, Amys efforts will help us develop, grow and strengthen our companys reputation in the months ahead. We remain committed to building a world-leading auction business here in the United States, and Amys appointment provides us with another step forward in that journey.
Having worked at both Christies and Sothebys in New York for more than sixteen years, Ms. Corcoran is well-respected in the auction house community. Until 2003, she was the Senior Vice President of Business Development of Sothebys Inc. and prior to that the Vice President of Estates and Appraisals at Christies Inc. For the past six years she has worked as an independent art consultant based in Massachusetts. She has lectured extensively at estate and financial planning conferences, continuing legal education seminars and collectors groups.
Amy is a married mother of two, with strong connections to the Cape Cod arts community and a house in Brewster, MA. She is an active member of the Board of Trustees of the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis, MA and the Board of Corporators of Heritage Museums and Gardens in Sandwich, MA, and an Overseer for the Hyannis Harbor Arts Center in Hyannis, MA.