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!
WASH DC | SEPT 8
Join ArtTable DC for a summer afternoon at Workhouse Arts Center where they will view the current solo show Hanna Vogel: The Weight of Air. The Weight of Air, an immersive exhibition exploring ideas of growth and tenacity. REGISTER>>
NEW YORK | SEPTEMBER 12
Join ArtTable for Artist Breakfasts, a series of conversations with artists. This month we will hear from Maren Hassinger. REGISTER>>
NEW YORK | SEPTEMBER 13 Join ArtTable NY for an exclusive walk-through of Liliana Porter: Other Situations, with artist, Liliana Porter and curator, Humberto Moro. REGISTER>>