NEW YORK, NY.- PULSE Contemporary Art Fair
announced the appointment of Helen Toomer as the new fair director. She will begin on Monday, January 27, 2014 in preparation for PULSE New York, scheduled to take place May 8-11, 2014 at The Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea.
We are thrilled that Helen will be leading PULSE into a successful year. Having previously worked with her in London and in New York, I know, first hand, that Helens creativity and professionalism complements PULSE and will take the fair into a new, exciting direction, comments Will Ramsay, owner of PULSE Contemporary Art Fair and Ramsay Fairs.
I am delighted and honored to be taking on the directorship of such a prominent and well established fair as it moves into its tenth year, states Helen Toomer.
Helen Toomer has 10 years of art fair experience and was most recently, the Director of the Collective Design Fair. Toomer worked, previously, with Ramsay Fairs in London and New York from 2004 2009, focusing on exhibitor relations, operations, and branding initiatives for 18 fairs. A member of The New Art Dealers Alliance, she also owned an art gallery on New Yorks Lower East Side from 2011 - 2013. Toomer graduated with honors from the Arts institute of Bournemouth, England and will teach Marketing Art For Profit and Non-Profit Organizations, as part of the Art Market Masters Course at the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2014.
Through its annual editions in New York and Miami, PULSE Contemporary Art Fair is the leading platform for diverse galleries to present a progressive blend of renowned and pioneering contemporary artists, alongside an evolving series of original programming. The fair's distinctive commitment to the art community and visitor experience makes PULSE preeminent among art fairs, creating a dynamic and inviting art market experience.