Amanda Desmarais is Chief Curator and Founding Partner at Subject Art. Prior to joining Subject Art, Amanda has worked in curatorial and advisory work in top museums and galleries in Shanghai and Hong Kong. She has also worked in art advisory and art consultancy in London, New York and Montreal. She has helped place permanent public artworks in Toronto and throughout China, and has experience working with top tier artists as well as emerging artists. She holds a Masters in Art History with a focus on Chinese Art from the University of Glasgow and has participated in several art related panels for organizations and museums in North America and Asia. Amanda works with experienced and un-experienced collectors, as well as for private and public collections, and has gained an unparalleled network of industry contacts and personal industry experience.