With decades of experience placing art, be assured that ABR and its network will achieve a mindful and fulfilling result with your art needs.
Founder and Principal
Ann Benson Reidy
Ann has been passionately involved in the art community for over 25 years. As a fine art advisor, Ann designs the right aesthetic for her client by acknowledging and listening to what the client wants. She takes immense pride in fulfilling each client’s artistic vision while cultivating a meaningful relationship along the way. Ann’s vast expertise in the art industry is illustrated by the numerous leadership positions she has held on esteemed artistic entities. Ann has served on the Boards of the Art Students League, the Denver Art Museum Friends of Painting and Sculpture, and the Denver Art Museum Associates Group. Through her work, Ann places emphasis on supporting the local community. This is showcased in her business through the inclusion of many galleries and artists on both a local and national scale. In her own community, Ann has curated art for the benefit of Children’s Hospital Colorado and serves as the board Vice Chair for the University of Colorado Johnson Depression Center.
Senior Art Advisor- Corporate
Lauren graduated from CU Boulder in 2012 with degrees in Studio art with an emphasis in photography and English Literature with an emphasis in Creative Writing. Lauren previously worked in the education department at the Denver Art Museum for 3 years. As an art advisor and curator for both commercial and corporate clients, Lauren is highly skilled in building collections and curating spaces that accommodate aesthetic visions and budgetary considerations. Lauren’s passion for art along with her skills in organization and communication help facilitate an exciting and seamless experience for her clients as they build their art collections.
Senior Art Advisor- Private
Jinous received her Bachelors in Art History from Metropolitan State University of Denver and went on to obtain her Masters degree from King's College London in Classical Art and Archeology. She is incredibly passionate about art, both historical, and contemporary and it has greatly influenced the way in which she approaches projects for ABR as she is able to curate distinct and sophisticated art collections tailored to her clients needs. Jinous enjoys building long-lasting relationships and her direct and kind approach affords her clients the confidence to express themselves knowing that their desires will be met in an enjoyable experience.
Business Development Director
Betsy was immersed in business and creativity from the time she was a toddler. Her family founded and operated a fashion accessories company - Dinner table conversations consisted of her mother discussing color theory to her stepfather’s thoughts on strategic business direction, from budgeting to customer service. She learned not only good business practices, but the importance of relationships, a passion for your work and how business can and should be a force for good. Betsy went on to work in social enterprise, consumer goods and tech start-ups, developing expertise in business management, sales, business development and marketing. Betsy studied Art History in Florence, Italy and holds a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Virginia. She lives in Denver with her husband, 3 children and dog.
Kevin is a Colorado native and a long-time member of the Denver business community, having worked at Price Waterhouse and RBC Capital Markets (formerly Daniels & Associates) over the past 25 years. While at RBC Capital Markets, Reidy provided investment banking advisory services to the telecom industry, with a focus on wireless communications. He facilitated more than 70 telecom transactions with aggregate deal values exceeding $3 billion, and he was an active player in the transformation of the cellular and information sectors in the U.S. After 13 years in investment banking, he stepped back from his career to support his wife in the launch of her highly successful small business providing fine art advisory and brokerage services. Most recently, Kevin has partnered with the CU Anschutz Medical Campus to launch two venture capital funds with aggregate assets under management greater than $100 million. He serves as Direct of LP Relations for the CU Healthcare Innovation Funds.
Subject to availibility
Please contact Lauren or Jinous for more information
We work with both corporate groups and individuals.
There is truly no range of work or size of budget that is outside of our area of interest or experience.
“Ann is extraordinarily competent and discerning when walking clients through this experience. With unsurpassed decorum and sophistication, Ann assists clients through the process of selecting works of art with unwavering patience and wit. She is as rare and authentic as the art and the people she chooses to serve.”
– Kristie Huddle, client