Founder & Director
Katie Kennedy is one of Switzerland’s most exclusive art advisors.
She takes every opportunity to share her knowledge and passion, and believes that discovering artists and living with art can be one of life’s most enriching adventures.
Kennedy Fine Art was founded as a future-thinking advisory, constantly looking to provide clients with innovative services of exceptional standard. Today the company is leading the field in digital collection migration and offers an innovative out-sourcing solution for the management of large collections.
Katie Kennedy Perez has over a decade of experience in the international art world, including more than seven years with Christie’s and Phillips auction houses. During this time she acquired in-depth expertise and knowledge of the art market along with a professional network which includes some of the most important galleries, dealers and advisors in the business.
Educated at the University of Edinburgh, the Ecole du Louvre and the Sorbonne Paris IV.
Marlene is a private art advisor and director of Kennedy Fine Art in London.
She is passionate about contemporary art, as she sees it as a unique opportunity to connect and engage directly with living artists and their ideas.
Marlene comes from a background of both art and business. She started as a consultant working for a strategic consulting group spin-off where she developed analytical tools for the art market. Marlene then joined one of the world’s most important contemporary art galleries as collection and exhibition manager, before pursuing a sales & advisory role at an international auction house.
Thanks to this diverse professional experience, Marlene has gained extensive market knowledge and a wide network, all of which are key assets for the management of important collections.
Educated at The Courtauld Institute in London (Post-Graduate Diploma in Art History) and at EM Lyon Business School in France (Master in Management).
Valuation & Collection Manager
Sara studied International Economics at the University of Geneva, where she wrote her Bachelor thesis on the Art Market. She then obtained a Masters degree in History of Art and Design from the Pratt Institute, New York.
With her studies focused on Modern and Contemporary Art, Sara also worked at the Denny Gallery, specialised in emerging and mid-career artists, on the Lower-East side. She furthered her experience in galleries on returning to Geneva, before joining Kennedy Fine Art.
Audrey developed her love for art from a young age through her annual summer holidays in Venice. She studied at the University of Geneva where she obtained a joint degree in Art History and History. Audrey also studied at the University of Sydney during her exchange year. She is particularly interested in Impressionism and Neo-impressionism and based her thesis on the latter.
Prior to joining Kennedy Fine Art, Audrey worked at an international art gallery. This experience gave her solid skills in assisting collectors and arts administration.
After a joint honors degree in Law and Art History at La Sorbonne in Paris, Aurore decided to focus her studies on the field of Photography. In 2015, she attended the Sotheby’s Institute summer program on ‘Art Photography and Its Markets’. After which she returned to Paris and to prepare a Masters on South African Photography in the Context of National Politics.
During this time Aurore also worked for galleries in London and Paris and recently finished a 6 month internship at the Magnum Agency in Paris. This year, along with the internship at Kennedy Fine Art, Aurore will commence her Executive Masters in Art Market Studies at the University of Zurich.
At Kennedy Fine Art, Aurore aims to learn more about the international art market, and to share her passion and knowledge for Photography.