Shalini Ganendra, Founder

Shalini Ganendra Advisory is led by Shalini Ganendra, to work closely with clients, formulating thoughtful strategies for entire collections or single works of art; to build, maintain and appraise museum quality collections; and to connection collections with institutions. Expertise also extends to project and program management, and representing clients at auctions, in the salesrooms and in private treaty sales, to negotiate terms and discounts, with specialisation in Asian Contemporary and Modern Art, emerging regions, and artists connected to Asia.

Shalini Ganendra sits on committees including: TATE Acquisitions Committee (SAAC) and Sovereign Art Prize. Past positions include: Commonwealth Art Awards (UK); inaugural Caochangdi Photofestival/Photo d’Arles (Beijing); and the Smithsonian’s SARF Award (Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship).

Ganendra was appointed to the Tate Gallery Acquisitions Committee (SAAC) in 2017, and has served on various creative panels including: the Fashion Film Awards – ASVOFF 6 at the Pompidou Centre,Paris; the Sovereign Art Prize; the Commonwealth International Artists Residencies; and the inaugural Caochangdi PhotoSpring Festival(a collaboration with Les Rencontres d’Arles Photography Festival), in Beijing. She has been a nominator for the Smithsonian Institution’s SARF program (Smithsonian Artist Residency Fellowship) and a Chief Judge for the Commonwealth Foundation Art Awards.   She is a Visiting Research Fellow of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford University and Visiting Fellow of The Dept. of Anthropology, Oxford University,  furthering research on image and identity.