Dawn Zhu Joins the Gallery as Director, Asia
Thaddaeus Ropac gallery is delighted to welcome Dawn Zhu as Director for Asia. Working between the London gallery, China and Hong Kong, as well as travelling extensively across the continent, Dawn brings to her role significant experience working with both local and international collectors and institutions. Her appointment reflects the deepening engagement our growing Asia team has with artists, collectors and institutions in the key arts hubs across Asia.
Dawn's new role encompasses fostering these meaningful relationships with collectors and enabling the gallery's artists and exhibitions to reach new audiences. She will also support institutions in Asia in their collaborations with the gallery's artists, particularly in the lead-up to major exhibitions which are planned for this coming year and beyond. She will be in China this month and will lead our participation in the West Bund art fair in Shanghai this November.
Our Asia team now spans the London, Paris and Seoul galleries, with team members based in each of these locations who work locally with collectors and institutions in Asia, as well as in Europe when they travel. Dawn joins this growing team prior to the opening of our new Seoul gallery on 6 October 2021, which is led by Executive Director Kyu Jin Hwang.
'It is an exciting time to join Thaddaeus Ropac gallery at a pivotal moment when the gallery is growing its international presence. I have great admiration for Thaddaeus's integrity as a gallerist and his vision for the gallery's continued presence and expansion in Asia. I am thrilled to join such a dynamic team and honoured to work on behalf of an outstanding programme of artists.'
Dawn joins the gallery from Gagosian where she had been a member of their sales team since 2017, working between London and Hong Kong. Prior to that, she spent four years working in Phillips auction house's Client Advisory department, having started her career as a private banker advising key clients in Asia at Barclays.
「我非常荣幸于Thaddaeus Ropac画廊扩展国际业务的关键时刻加入画廊的团队。我一直钦佩Thaddaeus Ropac先生作为画廊经营者的行事作风，以及他对画廊在亚洲持续扩张的愿景。我很高兴加入这个充满活力的团队，并很荣幸能够与如此杰出的艺术家和项目工作。」