ABOUT CURATORIAL+CO.

A curated collection of original works by emerging + mid-career artists in Australia + across the globe.

Curatorial+Co. is dedicated to promoting artistic quality, integrity, accessibility, distinction, experimentation and diversity amongst its 40+ represented artists and monthly exhibition program.

Curatorial+Co. began as a curated online art gallery and exhibition concept supporting emerging artists in 2015 and launched its first permanent exhibition space in Redfern, Sydney, in 2020. Curatorial+Co.’s outstanding exhibition program is now held in its new 300 square-metre gallery space on William St Woolloomooloo, Sydney, providing prominent visibility for its artists since 2023.

Founder and Director, Sophie Vander, is committed to supporting emerging and mid-career artists and their career growth by fostering opportunities both within and beyond the gallery walls through public art projects. In turn, facilitating connections between collectors and artists so that both parties benefit from growth, understanding and appreciation. With 80% of its stable being female-identifying artists, the gallery is passionate about re-correcting the gender divide. Curatorial+Co.’s outstanding exhibition program, art fair participation and art consultancy practice create opportunities for their represented beyond the white wall gallery model.

The Curatorial+Co. team is dedicated to promoting artistic quality, integrity, accessibility, distinction, experimentation and diversity.

MEET YOUR CURATOR


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Sophie Vander

Founder + Director

Sophie Vander is the Founder and Director of Curatorial+Co. – a Sydney/Eora art gallery and art consultancy specialising in contemporary works by emerging and mid-career artists across all creative disciplines. With an eye for discovering new talent, and a deep commitment to facilitating positive art experiences, Sophie works alongside her team to develop artists’ careers through a strong exhibition program, and placing works outside the gallery walls in residential, commercial and public spaces. At the core of Curatorial+Co.’s ethos is connecting new collectors with emerging artists, enabling creative encounters that are inspiring, accessible and future thinking.

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Curatorial+Co. Team

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CLAIRE FIELD

Senior Art Consultant + Curator

Claire Field is an experienced contemporary curator and art consultant who is deeply committed to facilitating art experiences that have a positive effect on people’s lives. Claire is skilled in the conceptualisation and delivering or large-scale public art projects, strategising the art integration at all stages of the project’s development, ensuring inspirational results are achieved. She is a lover of visual narrative, with a penchant for activating spaces to communicate an intended idea, mood, or style. With over 15 years’ experience of working within both the public and private art sectors, Claire holds a Master of Art and Curatorship from Sydney University (2015), and Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Tasmania (2001).

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ALEXIA FISHER

Gallery Manager

Alexia Fisher is an art and design professional with experience working across the international market. After spending a decade as a successful architect Alexia turned her attention back to her true passion for art and curation. She sees her role as Gallery Manager as being the facilitator between the client’s desires and the artist’s intention. Her priority is to build close, and trusting relationships with artists where so she can help them realise their aspirations. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from the National Art School (2023), a Master of Architecture (2009) and a Bachelor of Environmental Design (2006) from the University of Western Australia. Come to the gallery to see her and you will find a warm smiling face accompanied by a fun outfit!

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HAYLEY KAPLAN

Art Consultant

Hayley Kaplan is an accomplished arts professional who is passionate about creating lasting relationships between collectors and artists. With experience working as an art advisor and gallerist in both Sydney and New York, Hayley has gained a wide scope of knowledge of the art world and has an expert eye for curating beautiful collections. Hayley is passionate about making collecting art accessible and that it should be a joyful experience for all involved. She holds a Master of Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York (2016) and a Bachelor in Art Theory from UNSW Art and Design, Sydney (2014).

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EMILY EDEN

Digital + Special Projects Manager

Currently pursuing her studies in Art History and Project Management at the University of Sydney, Emily combines her passion for the arts with a focus on practical application. Driven by her ambition to make a lasting impact on the art world, Emily aspires to contribute to the development, promotion, and accessibility of art to diverse audiences. Beyond her academic and professional pursuits, Emily actively engages with the art world by immersing herself in exhibitions, galleries, industry developments, and current art market trends. Emily’s ultimate goal is to create platforms that support artists, foster creativity and cultivate a dynamic art landscape across diverse communities.

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WHAT WE DO

Curatorial+Co.creates a lasting connection between artists and individual collectors, interior designers and organisations looking to enhance their environment with original works.

BUY ACCESSIBLE + UNIQUE ART ONLINE

Find new and exclusive works by established and emerging artists and designers from around the world, all easily accessible online. All works are exclusive to Curatorial+Co. and our artists are chosen, and their work closely curated, to ensure you are buying pieces that are affordable, beautiful and unique.

ART CONSULTANCY

If you have a residential or commercial space that is in need of art – whether it be a wall, mantle, coffee table, hotel, office or public space – we provide an art consultancy service to suggest pieces that will enhance your environment and support your overall interior design philosophy and personal aesthetic. Contact Us and say hello.

EXHIBITION PROGRAM

Our regular exhibition program provides our artists an opportunity to deeply explore concepts and to push their practice further, while engaging our collectors in new and exciting ways with an ever-changing space in which to engage and connect. Visit our Events page for information on current and upcoming shows.

COMMISSIONS

Do you love the work of one of our artists but need a different size, colour or concept? We can work with artists to create bespoke pieces for your space. Contact Us to find out more.

FOR INTERIOR DESIGNERS + ARCHITECTS

If you are a designer looking for work for a specific project, please get in touch and we can work together to find the perfect pieces for your project.

FRAMING

Most of us don’t have the time to run around organising framing. That’s why we’re committed to delivering ready-to-hang art. We offer a custom framing service, working with our network of framers in your city. Simply Contact Us to discuss options.

ART MONEY

Art Money logoCuratorial+Co. offers Art Money. Interest free loans are available for artworks priced from $500 to $50,000. After paying a 10% deposit, you can take your artwork home and pay the remaining balance over 10 months, interest free. Apply online for instant approval, take your art home and pay for it later. Available in Australia, UK, New Zealand and USA.

For more information about applying for an Art Money loan visit www.artmoney.com.au

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