Helen Toomer is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of STONELEAF RETREAT, a connective space and artist residency in the Catskill Mountains of New York which welcomed 12 women artists this year dealing with notions ofimmigration, labor, social activism, the environment, history, truth and feminism.
She is an Adjunct Professor at Sotheby's Institute for Art as part of the Art Business Masters program. Toomer is the former Director of PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, which she lead for three and a half years and prior to this, she was the Director of Collective Design Fair which she helped launch in New York in 2013. In 2011, Toomer co-founded and managed a contemporary art gallery, toomer labzda, which focused on emerging artists, in the Lower East Side of New York and closed in 2013. She graduated with a Bachelors in Fine Arts from the Arts institute of Bournemouth, England.
Join Helen and others on our trip upstate where we will be visiting Jack Shainman’s The School as well as Helen’s STONELEAF RETREAT, where we will enjoy lunch, have a tour of the land and get to know the final 2018 artists-in-residence, Theresa Chromati, Katiushka Melo and Rebecca Reeve. Register here!
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Join ArtTable for a visit to T-Space’s beautiful site in Rhinebeck, to celebrate the opening of Tatiana Bilbao’s The House and the City: Two Collages, July 21–August 5, 2018. REGISTER>>
NEW YORK | JULY 27 Join ArtTable for a day-trip upstate to visit Jack Shainman's The School in Kinderhook, NY, followed by lunch hosted by Helen Toomer in the beautiful grounds of her artist residency, STONELEAF RETREAT. REGISTER>>