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About Us

Multi-disciplinary Art Professionals

PAX ART ASSOCIATES (PAX) is an art advisory firm with experience in the management of cross-border cultural projects between international stakeholders, mainland China, and the wider Asia Pacific region across corporate, governmental, hospitality, museum and educational sectors, and private treaty art acquisitions for funds and individuals worldwide. With associates in Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Sydney and Toronto, we have a permanent presence in the Beijing's Jianguomenwai Diplomatic Compound and London's Duke Street, St James's

Complementing our collective backgrounds in global art history, we work in partnership with artists and specialists across multiple sectors relating to and supporting the Arts,  to produce truly one-off, storied projects that are anchored in their vernacular with a strong bridge to Asia.

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Complementing our collective backgrounds in global art history, we work in partnership with artists and specialists across multiple sectors relating to and supporting the Arts,  to produce truly one-off, storied projects that are anchored in their vernacular with a strong bridge to Asia.

PAX’s practical capabilities comprise deep, firsthand experience in the technical development of art commissions and integration into design, the relationships and agility required in the presentation of exhibitions and cross-border cultural engagements and the management of complex legacy projects for corporate and brand positioning through permanent collection building with coherent strategy, curation and customised story-telling.

All of the resources of PAX and the extensive experience of the firm’s associates and strategic partners are available to assist in the design effort and to carry the effort forward through technical development, rigorous due diligence and competent administration, including quantity surveying, payment of local PRC taxation, and supervision of both quality and Intellectual Property.

Prior public project clients (in alphabetical order) include:-

 

The British Council, China; Chevron, Beijing and Nanjing, China; Fidelity Investments, London and Shanghai; Fosun Art Museum, Shanghai; Hong Kong Land; Hopson Development; Kering; Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Beijing; New World Hospitality, Hong Kong; Odgers Ray & Berndtson, Shanghai; P & O Cruises, UK; The Poly Group, China; Rosewood, Beijing; Rosewood Residences, Guangzhou; The National Trust, Sydney, Australia; Standard Chartered Bank, Guangzhou, London, New York, Shenzhen and Singapore; Star Cruises, London; Star Resorts and Casinos, Sydney; The Embassy of Switzerland, Beijing; The University of Oxford, United Kingdom; the University of Sydney, Australia; The Victoria & Albert Museum, London; The Volkswagen Group, China.

Current and forthcoming projects under PAX's exclusive management include:-

The inaugural institutional major solo exhibitions in China of the Italian modern art master Amedeo Modigliani, in Shanghai, 2025; All Art Works’ curation for the Capella Hotel and Residence, Nanjing; All Art Works’ curation for Hopson-MAHÁ Beijing Residential Development; All Art Works’ curation for Standard Chartered Bank, China-wide.

In addition to the management of exhibitions for acclaimed international artists, PAX has supported exhibitions of talented younger generation Chinese artists since 2010, for which we produce research, writing and bilingual hardback publications.

 

Our Associates are: Emily de Wolfe Pettit (Founder & CEO); Michelle Xiao Feng (Head of Exhibitions and Exchange); Dr. Edward Luper (Academic Advisor) ;  Lucy Minyo (Strategy & Partnerships Manager);  Michelle Ho (Editorial Manager); SHI Yang (Curator); Jane Sutherland (International Consultant); Verity Babbs (Contributor) and Patricia Tang (Operations).

Our Clients

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