Sarah Vanwelden (Founder Newchild Gallery, Antwerp) is an experienced Art Advisor with a high level of connoisseurship, independent market knowledge and an extensive international network. During her 7-year tenure at Christie’s in London, she mostly worked on Client Strategy and Client Development. Working across a variety of departments, she particularly focused on Books and Manuscripts, Antiquities, Classical and Contemporary Asian, and African art. She worked on the inaugural Christie’s Mumbai sales and was a pivotal figure in the development of Christie’s client base in India.
With her expertise, extensive insight in the art market, and a great art historical framework, she is an incredible source of knowledge. Following her time at Christie’s, she worked for Axel Vervoordt as an art advisor to some of his most high profile clients. Since leaving Vervoordt, she has co-founded a contemporary art gallery called Newchild together with her partners Chandler Noah and Diego Castaño. She is responsible for all daily operations of the gallery as well as all artist and collector relations. In addition to Newchild, she has been working with a number of private clients on collection management (advising and assisting on all art and design acquisitions).