KCFA is a full-service fine art advisory that works with private collectors and public organizations.
An internationally recognized art consultant, Kate Chertavian has over 25 years of experience curating independent projects and building private collections.
She built and curated David Bowie’s art collection from 1992 to 2000 and has subsequently built important collections in her fields of expertise. Her university and institutional projects include the sculpture program at Harvard Business School, a curated collection for the Barr Foundation, and a collection of important pictures for the Four Seasons/One Dalton.
Kate has worked in the auction and gallery markets for over two decades and specializes in Impressionist and Modern, Post War and Contemporary, American and Modern British art markets. She is a Trustee of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, the Co-President of the Rowland Foundation and a founder of the national non-profit Year Up.
Lucy Rosenburgh has over 15 years of experience in the international art market and prior to joining KCFA, she was acting Head of Sotheby's Print department in London between 2015-16.
As a specialist in Prints at Sotheby's in both their New York and London offices, she advised collectors on acquisition, deaccession, and conservation of old master, modern, and contemporary graphic work using her thorough knowledge of the valuation of prints in the international market combined with her astute eye. While in London, Lucy also reestablished the dedicated annual sale of Picasso's ceramic editions.
Lucy holds a Master's degree in Modern and Contemporary Art History, Theory and Criticism and is actively involved in the Boston community, volunteering in the Family Program at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. She serves on the Steering Committee of the Prints & Drawings Curators Circle at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
With over 20 years of experience in various sectors of the fine art world Jocelyn supports KCFA’s clients in all areas related to the movement, preservation and management of their collections.
With KCFA since 2012, she coordinates all aspects of bringing our clients’ collections safely home including transaction management, shipping and installation coordination, insurance matters and database maintenance.
Olivia (Liv) graduated magna cum laude from Kenyon College in 2019 with a degree in Studio Art. In the summer of 2018, she was an internal communications intern at Christie’s in New York.
Since September 2019, she has supported KCFA's institutional and private clients with her careful oversight of project budgets, architectural plans and renderings, and digital and paper file organization. In addition to her project management, she is KCFA's everywoman, supporting our team and our clients in all aspects behind the scenes. She also maintains a studio painting and drawing practice.