Ms. Kate Vasilieva
Founder, Kate Vass Galerie
Kate Vass Galerie GmbH, Founder, Creative Director; Founder of #womensupportingwomen foundation; Founder of advisory firm F.A.R.E Consulting GmbH; President Art&Tech Association Switzerland
Ms Vass, as owner and creative director of Kate Vass Galerie (www.katevassgalerie.com), focusing on generative art (new media art, digital, crypto).
Kate Vass Galerie is the first physical gallery in the world, headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, which specialises in art and technology (blockchain, crypto, AI). KVG is a pioneer gallery, whose mission is to link traditional and digital art.
Ms Vass has excellent contacts to museums, private collectors and artists’ estates all over the world and has been organizing many art exhibitions (photography, contemporary, generative and blockchain).
As a freelance exhibition curator and experienced specialist in the art and finance market, Kate, has experience advising private collectors and companies since 2013.
She is a certified Curator, by Sotheby’s Institute of Art and as well as an MBA at Swiss Business School (Finance & Banking).
She has built up her own private contemporary art collection (focusing on generative art & photography) as well as an extensive library, with a particular emphasis in the field of generative photography and contemporary art.
Ms Vass has worked for UBS with private collectors and advised many years on wealth planning, followed by opening of her own advisory firm F.A.R.E Consulting (www.fare-consulting.com ), specializing in finance, art and innovation strategies, as well as working with fintech and arttech startups to help raise funds and develop business.
Kate has always been supportive towards female artists of any kind, contributing personally over the years to support some of them. It led to the opening of #womensupportingwomen community project (support women in art through art) introduced at the Vancouver biennale 2020, where Ms Vass curated a dedicated exhibition “Celebration of the Woman” feat. generative and crypto female artists.
All her businesses support gender equality and sustainability.
More about the foundation - initiative here https://www.fare-consulting.com/womensupportingwomen