Born and educated in the UK, Elaine Harris is a talent agent for artists and designers and works as an advisor to several private collectors in Europe. She is notably the agent of artist photographer Omar Victor Diop.
« Throughout her agency career, Elaine was most fortunate to have hired and worked with several acclaimed artists including Richard Avedon, Jean-Paul Goude, Nadav Kander, Nick Knight, Guido Mocafico, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Larry Sultan and Juergen Teller.
After her extensive work as an art buyer and having organized gallery exhibitions with artists such as Raymond Depardon, Speedy Graphito, Satch Hoyt and Martin Parr to name but a few, she continued to work in the worlds of both advertising and fine art, with an international client list of companies and galleries in Europe, the USA, China, Cuba, as well as in Africa.
Elaine has the honor of being part of the portfolio judging panel at the Rencontres d’Arles in France and at the Savignano festival in Italy and she has participated in workshops at Rencontres Internationales de Bamako in Mali. »
As a consequence of her years of experience, naturally, Elaine has broadened her horizons to work in other forms of art, whether it be sculpture or design, representing artists like Sonia Queija, Gabrielle Regnault and John Alfredo Harris, “We work closely with our artists to inspire and build their visions and practice, our aim to help the artist to produce and oversee each project to ensure the best possible results ».