SUMMER SERIES: Conversation with Jan & Ronnie Greenberg moderated by Amy Cappellazzo, Chairman, Fine Art Division, Sotheby’s

Date: Jul 19

Time(s): 12:30PM

This program is at capacity.

Jan Greenberg is a graduate of Washington University (B.A. in English Literature) and Webster University (M.A.). She served as director of the Aesthetic Education Program at Webster University and is also a frequent guest author and lecturer at literature festivals and art museums. In addition to 23 books of fiction and nonfiction for young readers, Greenberg has published numerous short stories and articles, including Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop; Vincent Van Gogh: Portrait of an Artist and Chuck Close Up Close, and is currently working on her forthcoming book, Meet Cindy Sherman/Artist Photographer Chameleon. Greenberg has received numerous literary awards including the New York Times Book of the Year, three Sibert Honor Awards and a Printz Honor Award. She has received many honors, including the Webster University School of Education “Outstanding Alumnus Award” in 2001 and received the Children’s Literary Guild Non-Fiction Award for her body of work in 2015. She and her husband, Ronnie, have three daughters and live in St. Louis, Mo., and Aspen, Colo.

Ronald K. Greenberg is the owner and founder of The Greenberg Gallery in St. Louis, Mo., which opened in 1972. His mission was to bring historic contemporary art and artists to the Midwest. He continued his commitment both to the artists who first inspired him, as well as to many younger artists at his New York and St. Louis galleries. He is a founding member of Laumeier Sculpture Park, and has served on the boards of the Art Dealers Association of America and Grand Center, the art and entertainment area of St. Louis. He serves on the National Council of the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University and on the Clayton Public Art Advisory Committee. In 2008 he and his wife, Jan, received the Laumeier Sculpture Park Honorary Award, and together they received the Webster University Visionary Award in 2013.

Amy Cappellazzo is Chairman of the Fine Arts Division at Sotheby’s. She was a founder and principal of Art Agency, Partners, a global art advisory firm acquired by Sotheby’s in January 2016. As an advisor, Amy drew upon 13 years of experience in the art market as a leader in the field of Post-War & Contemporary art. Amy has overseen the sale of some of the most important collections and works of art of our time, served as a pioneer in private sales and online auctions, and acted as an advisor to numerous families, foundations, and trusts.