Leadership Role: Events Coordinator
|SLATE ART has two brands. SLATE contemporary (founded 2009) is an art gallery, located on 25th Street between Broadway and Telegraph in Oakland, which represents living professional artists and produces exhibitions of modern abstract painting and photography. SLATE Art Consulting, on the other hand, offers advisory services and private sales to both individual homeowners and businesses, helping them to create customized art collections for home, office, and multi-family residential buildings using art sourced not only from the Bay Area but from publishers and artists around the world."
Danielle Fox (Principal Partner and Managing Member, Slate Art LLC) has over twenty years of experience as an art historian (PhD, Northwestern University), writer, editor, independent curator, Deputy Director of Business Development at Sothebys in London, and communications and project manager for Artakt Art consulting in London. She brings an understanding of the international art market; experience working with galleries, auction houses, and private clients; and five years working in the interior design field, which gives her a special understanding of the important role that art often plays in broader architectural and design programs. Danielle founded SLATE contemporary gallery in Oakland in 2009, and SLATE Art Consulting with Shelley Barry in 2013. These positions have allowed her to develop relationships with artists all over the Bay Area, to curate over sixty-five temporary exhibitions in both gallery and office environments, and to advise both commercial and private clients regarding permanent acquisitions, and sales at auction. In addition to her work with SLATE Art, she is a member of the San Francisco Art Dealers Association, Art Table, and Oakland Art Murmurís Advisory Council.