Ingrid Dudek is a Consultant to The Hammond Group.
Ingrid began her career at the Courtyard Gallery in Beijing during the late 1990's and early 2000's, starting as an intern and eventually becoming a manager. She subsequently spent over a decade in the auction business, joining Christie's in 2006 as an Associate Vice President and was then promoted to Vice President & International Senior Specialist in both the Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art Departments. At Christie's, working from both Hong Kong and New York, Ingrid was instrumental in creating a strategic, globally-minded platform for the then-emerging Asian Contemporary art market. In addition, she oversaw the successful sale of work from the collections of film director Oliver Stone, The Estate of John Bransten, and Lawrence and Kathy Schiller,among others. Most recently, Ingrid was the Director of Contemporary Art at Bonhams New York, working to integrate the Asian specialist team into the International Contemporary Art Department.
Ingrid is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, a Fulbright scholar to China, and holds a Masters Degree in Anthropology from New York University. Some of her writings can be found in Art in America, The Brooklyn Rail and Art Asia Pacific.