Christine Kuan is CEO of Sotheby’s Institute of Art and Director of Sotheby’s Institute of Art-New York. Prior to joining the Institute, Kuan was Chief Curator and Director of Strategic Partnerships at Artsy.
She has also served as Chief Curatorial Officer at Artstor and Editor-in-Chief of Oxford Art Online/Grove Art Online at Oxford University Press. In addition, Kuan has worked at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and has taught at The University of Iowa, Peking University, and Rutgers University.
Kuan holds an MFA from the University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a BA from Rutgers University. She has lectured and published extensively on digital strategy, museum policy, and new technologies for the art world. Kuan sits on the History of Collecting Advisory Committee at the Frick Collection in New York. She was a visiting faculty member of Stanford University’s pilot program for Arts Leadership.