Blackman, Susan

With over 25 years of experience in the art business, Art Advisor Susan Blackman talks about how she connects with her clients from around the globe, and outlines the most effective way for artists to research and approach art consultants.

“Art consultants never know what’s going to cross our paths, so we want to have as much information and as many artists as we can in our back pockets when we go talk to clients.”

Susan Blackman is the founder and owner of Art Advisory, Ltd., a Chicago-based firm that specializes in placing art into corporate settings, the hospitality and health care industries, and private residences around the world. Before starting Art Advisory, Ltd. in 2002, Blackman was the owner of an art gallery and managed several others. Blackman received her MBA from The Ohio State University, Max M. Fisher College of Business.