In Episode Five we feature Chela Mitchell, an art advisor based in Harlem who has extensive knowledge of the emerging black contemporary art market. She has a deep appreciation of the industry, particularly supporting black artists. Chela started collecting during her late twenties and founded her art advisory business in 2016. She provides art advisory services to private, public, and new collectors needing assistance navigating the contemporary art market. Her clients include collectors and luxury brands looking for guidance diversifying their collections. In early 2020 The Los Angeles Times featured Chela in ‘Faces of Frieze 2020: Picturing the art crowd at Los Angeles Premier’ fair.’
In December 2019, Forbes highlighted her as ‘Making Waves In The Elite Art World: Meet The Black Millennial Art Advisory Disrupting The Status Quo.’
During this interview, Chela shares with us her upcoming and exciting project titled Komuna House.
Chela Mitchell has successfully established herself as a major figure in art advisory.