Photo by Ester Gebuis


Drs. Hélène van der Ven has more than 20 years of experience in the art world. In 1992 she graduated in Art History at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands. After a career of fifteen years at Sotheby’s auctioneers in London and Amsterdam, as senior paintings expert in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department as well as 19th Century Paintings, she started her company in 2010.

Since then, the company has worked for corporate clients such as ABN AMRO Mees Pierson, and Pelican Media Group. Many private clients have bought and sold their properties successfully with her, at international art fairs such as Frieze London, Pan Amsterdam, Art Dubai, Tefaf Maastricht, Unseen Photofair and all the large international auction houses.

In addition, Hélène van der Ven writes the monthly Agenda Update in Residence magazine, a Dutch interior design magazine, covering interesting cultural events worldwide.


  • Photo by Ester Gebuis

  • Photo by Ester Gebuis