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LISA-THI BESKAR IS AN ART ADVISOR, CURATOR, AND COLLECTOR LIVING AND WORKING IN NEW YORK CITY. BESKAR LAUNCHED BICYCLE AFTER SPENDING 18 YEARS AS A DIRECTOR DEALING IN 16TH-19TH CENTURY FINE ART, RARE MAPS AND ATLASES, PRINTS AND NATURAL HISTORY WORKS; AS WELL AS EUROPEAN ANTIQUE FURNITURE AND THE DECORATIVE ARTS. RETURNING TO HER FIRST LOVE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, SHE IS NOW DEVOTED TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF ACTING AS A DRIVING FORCE FOR BRILLIANT EMERGING ARTISTS BY INTRODUCING THEIR WORK TO A BROADER AUDIENCE. WITH HER FORMAL EDUCATION CONCENTRATING IN BOTH THE STUDIO ARTS AND ART HISTORY, BESKAR USES HER EYE FOR EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN AND A FIERCE NO NONSENSE APPROACH TO CURATING WORKS AND PROMOTING FRESH ARTISTS. OVER THE YEARS, SHE HAS CULTIVATED CLOSE PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH NUMEROUS ARTISTS, COLLECTORS, AND INTERIOR DESIGNERS. SHE HAS WORKED WITH PRIVATE AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS IN NEW YORK CITY, CONNECTICUT, CHICAGO, AND LOS ANGELES.

KELSEY CHUNG IS AN ASSOCIATE ART ADVISOR FROM BROOKLYN. SHE RECEIVED HER MASTERS DEGREE IN ART HISTORY FROM PRATT INSTITUTE. SHE MANAGES THE BICYCLE FINE ART SOCIAL MEDIA AND OUTREACH PLATFORMS, AND IS A CONTRIBUTING WRITER. SHE HAS PARTICIPATED IN THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS AT THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART COLLECTIONS DEPARTMENT, AS WELL AS WITH THE SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM COLLECTIONS DEPARTMENT. 

MELISSA WALDVOGEL IS AN ASSOCIATE ART ADVISOR FROM LONG ISLAND. SHE IS PURSUING A MASTERS DEGREE IN ART HISTORY AT HUNTER COLLEGE AND CONTRIBUTES WRITING AND EDITING TO THE BICYCLE FINE ART BLOG AND MANAGES BICYCLE’S ONLINE MARKETING PLATFORM. SHE HAS PARTICIPATED IN SEVERAL NEW YORK CITY FINE ART GALLERY INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS, THE FORTRESS ART HANDLING AND STORAGE FIRM IN LONG ISLAND CITY, THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART ONASSIS RESEARCH LIBRARY, AND AT THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART (MoMA).

MIA WENDEL-DILALLO IS AN ARTS WRITER FROM NEW YORK CITY. SHE CONTRIBUTES RESEARCH AND WRITING TO THE BICYCLE FINE ART BLOG. AS A GALLERY MANAGER AND WRITER SHE HAS WORKED CLOSELY FOR VARIOUS NEW YORK CITY AND BROOKLYN GALLERIES, VENUES, AND ORGANIZATIONS.