Featured Artists October 2018
Our Founder and President Isabella Garrucho
Formerly Isabella Trimper with Art Services International
Isabella has successfully led her own international art consulting company Art Service International for over 20 years. As president and founder, she was responsible for assembling art collections for numerous top Fortune 500 companies and private clients, hiring professional staff, and training of sales personnel of her company.
As an experienced and discreet art advisor, Isabella has worked diligently to help her established collectors and corporations in every aspect of the maintenance of their collections. She has offered impeccable advice to her clients on matters of research, connoisseurship, acquisitions, insurance, installations and sale of artwork.
During the increased market demand for corporate art investments during the bullish 1980’s, Art Service International was recognized as one of the premier art consulting companies in Connecticut and New York. Her company’s reputation for authority, integrity and service enabled her business to prosper with over 100 leading corporate clients.
Her company, Art Service also diversified and organized numerous cultural exchange programs with Asian countries, working closely with the Minister of Culture and other senior government officials. Isabella’s art advisory services has been publicly acknowledged by Taiwan’s Minister of Culture, Ms. Helen Chen-Chin Lin, in recognition of her contribution to a successful cultural art exchange program held in Oklahoma in 1999.
Born in Cadiz, Spain, Isabella Garrucho attended a four-year college studying art history at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. She is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese Her international travels have enhanced her knowledge of country protocol, and exceptional people skills make her an effective negotiator and consummate art consultant.
These accumulated advisory skills are important in a changing art market and economic conditions. Her art consultancy career now spanning over twenty years insures her thorough understanding of art, the market and the needs of the private and corporate collectors.