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Sarah Wendell Sherrill is the co-founder of Lobus, the art world’s first operating system. She also Trustees of the Noguchi Museum in New York, sits on the board of CESTA, a premier research center in the Digital Humanities at Stanford, and the Advancement Committee at Headlands Center for the Arts.
Sarah began her career at Christie’s, where she rose to be one of the youngest Vice Presidents in the company and managed the Post-War & Contemporary Art department in New York during a critical period of growth, managing over $1B in sales in 2015. At Christie’s Sarah also oversaw the go-to-market strategy and record-breaking sales by artists such as Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cy Twombly, Jeff Koons and more.
Sarah’s further experience in art world includes roles such as President of Berggruen Gallery in San Francisco where she established an exhibition program that embraced contemporary artists, including Sarah Morris, Liza Lou, Alicia McCarthy and John Alexander, alongside more established figures, such as Wayne Thiebaud, Joel Shapiro, Tom Otterness and Mark di Suvero.
Raised in Woodside, California, Sarah is a graduate of Phillips Academy Andover and Williams College, where she earned Honors in Art History for her thesis on Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen. Her grandfather, George Quist, founded Hambrecht & Quist and was an early pioneer in the technology sector, underwriting IPOs for Apple, Genentech, and Adobe.