Karen has extensive knowledge of the modern and contemporary art scene with her years of experience and education at some of the most prestigious institutions and galleries. Over the course of her career spanning over 25 years, she has had many different roles in art consultancy, luxury brand development as well as high end travel planning. Her eye and natural instinct for art and culture play a strong role in shaping the company. Karen was the first International Managing Director of Christie’s Travel and successfully executed tours in association with Abercrombie and Kent such as the Jewels of London, Art Basel, Indian Art Fair and JAR NY. As Gallery Director of Bodhi Art in New York, Karen set the stage for Bodhi Art to be a strong player in the art scene in New York and across the globe. Previously Karen also worked closely with Sotheby’s and Asia Society.
Karen is frequently interviewed by the consumer and trade media as an expert in the travel luxury market. Karen is an active member of many cultural institutions including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the American Ballet Theatre. ADVENTURES IN ART curates luxury travel experiences focused on art, jewelry and fashion around the world. Founded in 2011 by Karen Stone Talwar, Adventures in Art is unique in its endeavor, providing customized itineraries and insider’s access to the art capitals around the world timed around art and jewelry fairs, as well as museums exhibitions.