Heidi Lee Komaromi, AAA
“Heidi has guided clients in building first-class international collections of contemporary art.” -Michael Gitlitz, Marlborough Gallery Director
New York-based art advisor, Heidi Lee Komaromi has 16 years of experience in the art world, specializing in Post-War and Contemporary art. She has managed and built corporate and private collections dealing extensively with both the primary and secondary art markets.
In 2002, Heidi founded HLK Art Group to guide clients in building first-class contemporary art collections. Over the years she has worked with individuals, artist estates and corporations including Fortune 500 companies such as UBS, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Capital Group, and A.T. Kearney. She has extensive art knowledge and a keen ability to source and evaluate fine art objects having acquired and appraised over 2,000 works of art by young, emerging artists as well as internationally renowned artists such as Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Damien Hirst, Ellsworth Kelly, Mark Rothko, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, among many others. She has been responsible for all aspects of collection management including, acquisitions, curation, cataloguing, inventory control, market analysis, and logistics.
She was the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Artnet, the world’s largest art data and media company and was Director at Waterhouse & Dodd Gallery. In 2010, Heidi founded EditionedArt, the first online gallery featuring a curated selection of contemporary limited editions. She recently co-built the art platform for Twyla, an online art gallery funded by GV, Redpoint and IVP.
Heidi holds a master’s degree from Christie’s Education in ‘Modern and Contemporary Art and the Market’ and is a USPAP certified art appraiser.
The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Art + Auction, Artinfo, Whitewall, Inspire, Fox News
AWARDS & LEADERSHIP
- Won Affirmation Arts Curatorial Grant for ‘Street Smart’, an exhibition featuring critically acclaimed artists Keith Haring, Shepard Fairey, Robert Williams and Ron English, 2010
- Christie’s Education Alumni Society, Chairman, 2006-2011 (twice elected)
- Art Connects Us, Board Member, 2009 – 2011
- American Friends of the Sheba Medical Center, SILC Board Member, 2010-2012
- New Museum, Co-chairman, Contemporary Council, 2010
- ArtTable, Board member, 2013 – 2016
- Friends of The Budapest Festival Orchestra, Board Member, 2017 – Present
Christie’s auction house, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Carbone and Molloy, Appraisers Assoc. of America, UBS.
Stanley Kubrick’s New York, Untitled Magazine
Sol LeWitt: Works on Paper (1983 – 2003), Waterhouse & Dodd Gallery Catalogue
Art Explosion in the Far East, Inspire Magazine
- Sotheby’s Institute
- Phillips Auction House
- Harvard Business School Club
- Rotary Club
- Art Southampton
- One Art Nation
Museum of Modern Art, New Museum, Guggenheim, Whitney Museum, Parrish Art Museum, Philippe Charriol Foundation, ArtTable, the Appraisers Association of America
"Heidi's enthusiasm and amazing capacity to put herself out there a hundred and fifty percent make her a valuable asset to any great endeavor."