- Joined Sotheby’s in August 2014
- Specialising in contemporary Chinese art
- Curatorial activities in Beijing, New York, Canada, and Spain
Katherine Don joined Sotheby’s in August 2014 as the Department Head of Contemporary Ink Art in Asia. She is responsible for organisingthe bi-annual Contemporary Ink Art (Contemporary Literati series) and selling exhibitions in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Sotheby’s Hong Kong, Katherine was an art advisor specialising in contemporary Chinese art. From 2013 to 2014, she was a key contributor to Sotheby’s contemporary Ink sales in New York and Hong Kong as a consultant.
For nine years, Katherine established and directed RedBox Studio Ltd, an art advisory firm for private collectors of contemporary Chinese art. Her curatorial activities in Beijing, New York, Canada, and Spain had a consistent focus on works on paper, including contemporary Chinese ink painting. Prior to 2005, she worked at several New York art galleries, including Goedhuis Contemporary where she served as Director for two years.
Katherine holds a dual-degree in Art History and East Asian Studies from Barnard College, Columbia University, and received a Masters degree from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Videos featuring Katherine Don
The Origo Collection — Contemporary Ink Art