ARTWORKinternational INC’s (AWI) Founder and CEO Samantha Paige Furgason has been a resident of Santa Fe, New Mexico since 1978.
In addition to writing and publishing multiple books and catalogs, several national and international art publications consult directly with Ms. Furgason in the areas of artist selection and direction.
Previous to her work through AWI, Ms. Furgason held top administrative positions in the contemporary art market.
As a panelist and presenter she has lectured on the business of art, including presentations delivered to the National Museum of Women in the Arts, The Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico Lawyers for the Arts, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, and the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.
From 2003-2007, Ms. Furgason served as a Board Chair for the New Mexico Museum Foundation’s Friends of Contemporary Art (FOCA) in support of contemporary programming and Vice President on the Board of Directors for Plan B Evolving Arts, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico.