Helen Klisser During shares her passion, insight and comprehensive understanding of the art world with clients by providing introductions, connections and direct access to major artists' studios, new talent, leading galleries, museums,curators, art fairs, auction houses and private collections globally.
She is an International Consultant to Gibbs Farm (New Zealand) and The Hall Art Foundation (Massachusetts, Vermont, and Germany); and serves as International Ambassador at Large for Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland University of Technology (New Zealand).
Helen is a member of The Connecticut Arts Council and chair of the art aquisitions committee for Connecticut. This is a Gubernatorial Appointment.
Helen is the co-founder and artistic director with Mary Himes of #UNLOAD: Arts Trigger a Conversation, a statewide initiative in Connecticut to promote conversation through arts and education,around the divisive issue of gun violence in America.
Helen is involved with outreach for several institutions and foundations including,The Nature Conservancy,(Connecticut,USA), The Aspen Institute Initiative (New Zealand), and UN Live: Museum for the United Nations (Denmark).
In addition, Helen is an award-winning photojournalist who has taken on assignments worldwide, including for The United Nations in Africa, AmeriCares in South America, and Carma Foundation in Haiti. Helen is the still photographer for Gaylene Preston's 2016 documentary film "My Year with Helen," and her photographs have been published in a wide range of national and international publications.
Helen is also recognised as a KEA World Class New Zealander.