Marianne Lambert, the founder and president of ConsultArt, Inc., has been concentrating primarily on the curatorial aspects of her profession since the year 2000. She has been the curator for the Swan Coach House Gallery since 2000 and is also the curator of Gallery Walk at Terminus, a public art exhibition space that Cousins Properties has placed in the lobby of the Terminus 100 building.
From 1995-2005 she was the curator of Art Walk at Lenox Square where she assembled more than fifty different thematic exhibitions of Southern art. Over the years she has curated well over one hundred different art exhibitions between these various venues, many of which have garnered critical acclaim. She has been active in the art community of Georgia for over thirty-five years professionally and also through her museum, collecting, and community activities. She is considered a leading expert on contemporary Georgia and Southeastern art and serves as an advocate for the support of regional artists. In 1981, she became the first curator of the Trinity Art Auction, “A Spotlight on Georgia Artists”, and during her fourteen years as curator established its reputation as one of the premier art auctions in the South. In 1983, she started ConsultArt, Inc., the first art consulting firm to begin business in Georgia and has assembled numerous art collections for businesses and corporations.
Her arts activities on the civic level reflect many leadership roles. She has been active over the years on the boards of the High Museum, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, the Hambidge Center, the Georgia Committee of the National Museum of Woman in the Arts, and Art Papers Magazine. Mrs. Lambert was also the leader and coordinator of the Contemporary Art Study Group, an educational organization dedicated to the study of contemporary art, which she organized in 1981 and discontinued in 2006.
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