CO-FOUNDER | CEO
A compulsive curator and multi-spirited entrepreneur, Alex brings a marketing degree from the University of Miami and more than 14 years of experience in the lifestyle, art, and hospitality industries to his role at Superfine! Art Fair.
A guiding force in the curatorial style and business approach of all Superfine! fairs, Alex is also a major collector of contemporary art, (partially recovering) social media addict, freelance writer, and constant content creator. With a base in New York's DUMBO neighborhood, Alex, James, and the team have launched Superfine! fairs in multiple major markets with plans for at least six fairs in 2020.
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CO-FOUNDER | MANAGING PARTNER
James Miille brings a profound aesthetic sense and keen eye to all things Superfine!, both physical and digital. Responsible for a broad range of assets from web development and materials design to managing the Superfine! sales team, James is a multi-faceted personality who adds detailed visual narrative to an organization rooted in the visual.
James is also an accomplished photographer and graphic designer based in NYC. His artwork has been featured in publications such as Hi-Fructose Magazine, Artnet, and Posture Magazine and has also been exhibited in solo exhibitions in New York, Miami, and Paris. He has developed a habit of narrating his pet shiba inu Coda's thoughts and specializes in making ordinary objects float--and yes, he does in fact have two i's in his last name.
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Joel van Wyk
EXHIBITOR MANAGEMENT + SALES
Jack of all trades, Joel got his introduction to the art world with gavel in hand as an auctioneer after majoring in strategic management and international business back home in South Africa. He then turned his sights to the international gallery and art fair world, working as a gallery director and traveling to numerous art fairs around the country. While back in Cape Town, he also assisted as a street art curatorial consultant for the new world class Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, which opened in 2017.
One of Joel's many passions is establishing the connection between the right collectors and the right artists and their work, and ensuring that every artwork finds a loving home. He is proud and excited to use his years of diverse art world experience to do just that here at Superfine!
COLLECTOR LIAISON + PARTNER MANAGEMENT
As a contemporary art fanatic, Owen loves to engage with the diverse facets of the artworld. Bringing his experience at contemporary art galleries and non-profits to his role at Superfine!, he manages the Collectors’ Society communications and spearheads corporate and cultural partnerships.
Born and raised in San Francisco, Owen moved to Brooklyn after graduating from Wesleyan University where he studied art history, graduating with a B.A. in Sociology and Studio Art. Owen previously spent time in Berlin as a Fellow at the Institut für Queer Theory. He is also an independent artist, writer, and events programmer.
The Tax Collection
The TAX Collection was created in 2015 by Tanner Steslow and Max Berman out of a spirit of recognition for emerging artists and a new generation of creatives working across digital and physical mediums. Since their inception, the platform quickly gained a large following and blossomed into a community of artists and their fans, galleries, and collectors - from all corners of the world under the common cause of empowering the artist and championing freedom of expression.
"Offering a platform where artists are connected with top - tier galleries worldwide, they utilize their social media platform to expose contemporary works to an audience of over half a million people." - Forbes (2018)
Chrissie is a pop culture and fiction writer based in San Diego, California. The sibling of Superfine! co-founder James, they have an eclectic knowledge of web design and other various computer skills that they bring to Superfine!'s e-fairs. Besides writing, Chrissie loves astronomy, dancing, and getting immersed in one fan domain after another.
Stephanie Zimmerman-Black is an art writer and content creator based in New York. You can find Stephanie’s work in online publications across the web, including Art Zealous, Quiet Lunch and Whitehot Magazine. Her writing on the Superfine! blog has a decidedly informative and educational bent, helping our artists and galleries gain traction in a competitive art market.
BLOGWRITER | SOMETIMES DJ
Jason Eldredge has collaborated with some of the world's leading fashion and lifestyle brands as a Music Director, Content Creator, and DJ. He DJ-ed the Academy Awards and the MTV VMAs and was part of the team that selected music for "Six Feet Under" on HBO.
Jason was the host of radio shows for KCRW (NPR) in Los Angeles and East Village Radio in New York City. His interviews include: filmmaker David Lynch, actress Janeane Garofalo, and comedian Andy Samberg. Jason studied Art History at Columbia University. Jason’s work on the Superfine! blog shows off his native familiarity with all of our Superfine! cities — especially New York and LA, where he’s a dual resident.
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Chloe Hyman is a freelance writer born and raised in New York City. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Tufts University and is now pursuing her Master’s in Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. You can read her writing on the Superfine! blog as well as her personal blog, Canvas and Crumpets, where she also details her work as a vintage dealer and stylist. Chloe began her personal collection at Superfine! and hopes to inspire other young collectors to support emerging artists.
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BLOGWRITER | WEB CONTRIBUTOR
Tim Minerd is a freelance writer and superfan of Superfine! Originally from Virginia, he earned his Bachelor's degree in Art & Architectural History from Columbia University and ended up spending a decade in the city that never sleeps. Now based in sunny Miami Beach, FL, he is a freelance writer covering art, design, travel and real estate for sites like Observer, Apartment Therapy, and, of course, Superfine!'s blog. He loves watching Superfine! grow each year, and hopes to expand his personal collection with works from future fairs.