Art Business News continues to lead the art world with innovative content and progressive programs that will inspire an exciting new era of art. Packed with the trusted art market coverage readers have been relying on for 35 years, Art Business News is the magazine of today’s forward-thinking art professionals.
Eric Smith, Publisher
ERIC SMITH is a true art world insider with years of industry experience. Smith is the CEO of Artexpo New York and former Vice President of Summit Business Media, the world’s leading producer of art shows and art-related trade publications. Smith also spent several years as Director of Martin Lawrence Galleries, where he managed more than 20 galleries in California, Colorado and Hawaii and quickly developed a passion for modern and contemporary art, selling Warhol, Rosenquist, Rauschenberg, Oldenburg and Keith Haring.Contact Eric at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216-225-0962.
Rick Barnett, ABN Contributing Editor
With extensive specialty retail expertise, RICK BARNETT brings a wealth of successful experience. As former Senior Vice President of Retail Development for Media Arts Group Inc., Mr. Barnett designed and developed a worldwide retail chain of 400+ exclusive galleries. In addition, Rick Barnett owned 7 galleries in Monterey/Carmel, Southern California, has been the on air host for television shows in the United States, Canada, the U.K., and is a best selling Time Warner/Bullfinch Author. Contact Rick at email@example.com.
Litsa Spanos, ABN Contributing Editor
LITSA SPANOS started Art Design Consultants, Inc. (ADC) in 1991 with only two customers. Since then, she has increased her customer base to more 2,000. Her award-winning, retail/wholesale art gallery specializes in corporate and residential art consulting.
Linda Mariano, ABN Contributing Editor
With a career that spans 30 years, Linda is a leader in marketing, brand management, e-commerce and promotion initiatives for major retailers, specialty retail, art industry, licensing partnerships, media and entertainment, as well as entrepreneurial business environments. Now through her own company, LM² Art Marketing & Licensing, Linda brings her years of experience to help outstanding artists and art industry leaders set and achieve high goals.
LM² Art Marketing & Licensing works with exceptional artistic talent, helping each artist work toward achieving his or her fullest potential and, as a result, develops iconic worldwide brands. Contact Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-718-3730.
Michael Pacitti, ABN Contributing Editor
Michael Pacitti, IDEC, CPF, has worked in the fine art, design and framing industry for more than 25 years.
He is currently associated with the Color Marketing Group, and the Color Association of the United States (C.A.U.S) where he has been teaching seminars on color and design to interior designers and decorators throughout North America, Europe, and China for 25 years.
He has also written numerous articles on color and design and is a professional certified educator with IDEC Interior Design Educators Council, resulting in his accessible style of conducting informative and interactive workshops. Contact Michael at email@example.com