Volker Diehl is a co-founder of ArtCircle, and a renowned curator, gallerist and organiser of multiple art fairs, with notable experience and achievements in the contemporary art worldin a career spanning 30 years. He founded Galerie Volker Diehl in 1990; Diehl CUBE exhibition space in 2013 in Berlin; and the Diehl + Gallery One Foundation in Moscow in 2008. Volker is an active participant of numerous international art fairs including Basel, New York, Miami and Paris, as well as being founder–Director of Art Forum Berlin (1996‒2002)andfounder–organiser of Cosmoscow in 2010. He is a prominent advisor to museums, galleries, cultural institutions and private collectors worldwide. Volker has also been actively bridging the Eastern‒Western European divide in art, especially with his involvement in the Russian and Post–Soviet art scene for over 20 years.
Natasha Chagoubatova is a co-founder of ArtCircle, as well as an enthusiastic art collector and entrepreneur with a focus on contemporary and modern art. She has extensive knowledge of the art market and connections with galleries, art fairs, museums, curators and collectors around the world. Formerly a lawyer, Natasha dedicates much of her time to furthering her involvement in the art world. Based in London, currently she is focused on working with curators and galleries to make ArtCircle a global success.
Elena Andurand is a co-founder of ArtCircle and a creative individual with both academic and entrepreneurial experience in various spheres of the fashion design industry. Initially educated at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and then studying Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, Elena combines her experience in innovative business solutions, events management and communications with her love and knowledge of modern and contemporary art. Having travelled extensively and lived and worked in countries as diverse as Japan, Russia and the United Kingdom, shebrings particular depth and scope in herapproach to both networking and understanding and bridging cultural differences in international environments.