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As Executive Director, Nicole Berry leads the development and strategic vision of The Armory Show, directly overseeing exhibitor relations and spearheading the fair’s VIP program. Nicole joined The Armory Show in September 2016 as Deputy Director, and was appointed to the role of Executive Director in November 2017. Previously, Nicole served as Deputy Director of Expo Chicago from 2011-2016, playing a prominent role in expanding the fair’s exhibitor list and collector base, both internationally and in the American Midwest. Raised in San Francisco, Nicole received a Bachelor’s Degree from Colgate University and a Master’s Degree in Art History from the University of California at Davis. She has been active in the international art world as an art historian, art writer, curator and art advisor for over a decade. Beginning her career in the Contemporary Department at Sotheby’s in London, she subsequently worked in New York City at Vivian Horan Fine Art, James Goodman Gallery and as Director at Nathan A. Bernstein Gallery. In 2006, Nicole created Accessible Art, a company that provides advising and consulting services in addition to reviews and information on global art events. Nicole lectures on a range of topics from collection building to navigating fine art museums and international art fairs.