HELEN TOOMER has a comprehensive background of over fourteen years in the US and UK organizing art fairs and exhibitions and has extensive experience in promoting artists. She is an energetic leader and educator who is committed to all things art related.
Toomer is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of STONELEAF RETREAT and the Fair Director of the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair. Formerly, Toomer was the Director of PULSE Contemporary Art Fair in Miami and New York, and prior to that, the Director of Collective Design Fair. Toomer lectures on art fairs, social media and professional development at universities and arts organizations in the US and UK and was an Adjunct Professor at Sotheby's Institute for Art and the Fashion Institute of Technology. Toomer co-founded and managed a contemporary art gallery, toomer labzda, in New York, and graduated with a Bachelors in Fine Arts from the Arts institute of Bournemouth, England.