Lauren Shadford

Lauren Shadford , Executive Director

Ms. Shadford¬†joined VoCA as Executive Director in 2010. In this role, she works with the Board of Directors and Program Committee to create methods of collaborative research and dialogue to support the long-term preservation of contemporary art.¬† Ms. Shadford also has a consulting practice advising corporate clients on business development strategies through philanthropy in the arts. Before VoCA, she was the Senior Manager in the Museum Services department at Sotheby’s, working with institutions across the United States on projects ranging from deaccessioning, appraisals, and exhibition sponsorships. Lauren holds an M.A. in Visual Arts Administration with a focus on Non-for-Profit management from the Steinhardt School at New York University and a B.A. in Art History from Connecticut College.

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