Karen Boyer is a former hedge-fund executive who studied art history at the Sorbonne and later turned her love of New York’s galleries and emerging art scene into a successful art advisory business, Elements in Play. Working with both beginning and experienced collectors, Karen facilitates the development and refinement of her clients’ styles and tastes through her expertise in the art market and knowledge of blue-chip and emerging artists. She is sought after for her skill in successfully blending both scholarship and investment in building an art collection. A background in finance and law gives her familiarity and comfort in working with high-net-worth buyers and sellers. Karen has been featured and interviewed in publications covering the market, including artnet News, Artspace, Private Asset Management, Worth and, most recently, Barron’s. Karen is based in New York City and covers the market internationally.