Shimmering Zen, James Stanford, Asian Art in London (2017)

Having served in executive leadership roles over the past 15 years, Dr. Laura Henkel stewards complex and diverse international projects to streamline operations and cultivate new partnerships and organizational growth.

With the expertise to create strategies and deliver results, she enjoys collaborating with creative minds across industries to execute ventures for stakeholders, corporations and nonprofits. Dr. Henkel is responsible for forming and managing partnerships that supports brand recognition globally. From concept to completion, she takes the time to dive deep in order to understand her client’s vision and enhance the success of their projects.

She has curated over 400 installations and exhibitions, including the complex logistical coordination of objects and people. Dr. Henkel designs facilities and public venues for the permanent and temporary placement of art, cultural and educational programming. Partnerships include, and are not limited to, fairs, gallery weekends, gallery associations and additional cultural entities.

Well respected for her understanding of the art market and with notable knowledge of avant-garde art, Dr. Henkel has become a key figure in the exhibition and interpretation of provocative art that pushes the boundaries of experimentation. She is relied upon by international artists, collectors and museums for her expertise and appraisals.

Dr. Henkel received a Doctorate of Philosophy, Erotology: specializing in Museum Science, from the Institute of Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco, California. She received his Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies, from John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, California.