We are a group of passionate art professionals that brings together the art world & digital tools for the next generation of art collectors.
Candice Houtekier is a metaverse explorer since 2016. She is a virtual reality and crypto enthusiast. She immigrated from France to Canada to do an MA in Art History, and a minor in video game studies at the University of Montreal, Canada. Her thesis was about the landscape experience in video games. As a Futurist, she collaboratively explores and constructs new virtual realities to develop, transform, and enrich the international art market.
She founded Art Collision in 2019 to engage art practices with cutting-edge technology. She is at the forefront of emerging technologies.
Currently based in Montreal, Lydia is a creative content and PR Specialist. She has been responsible for planning the brand’s marketing and communication strategies, and product placement. With highly attentive attention to detail, she consistently provides excellent customer service. Lydia is an experienced salesperson with an in-depth understanding of data and analytics. Her photographic, and fashion skills are an asset for creating optimum and original content. She is always up to date with the latest trends!
After studying at Bologna University, she completed an MA in art history at the University of Montreal with a thesis focused on landscape painting. Lydia has a range of experiences working in art galleries, as a writer and a curator.
Alexandre Potvin is a creative strategist who has been working as a freelancer on multiple art-related projects in North America, Europe, and Asia. Aware of the latest trends and growth in the Arts and Luxury industries, he developed and curated artistic projects for buyers and private institutions on the international scene.
He recently completed an intensive Master of Management in International Arts Management given as a collaborative program between SMU in Dallas, HEC in Montréal, and SDA Bocconi in Milan.
Maria’s creative writing and editing solutions derive from her experience as an educator and graduate student. Balancing academic rigour with unique ways to clearly articulate a client’s value has imbued a sense of precision and finesse in her editing skills.
She is currently completing her PhD in language and literacy education at the University of Toronto.
Winter 2022 (ongoing)
- Winter 2020
- Spring 2021
It is the policy of Art Collision to maintain a work environment free from prohibited discrimination, harassment, sexual solicitation and threat of workplace violence and to insist that all employees and prospective employees be treated with dignity, respect and courtesy at all times.
The art world can be incredibly opaque and challenging to navigate, which is precisely why we like to offer our services publicly. Our services will fit with your budget. We aim to keep our pricing low and competitive within the art industry. Rest assured that we will never overcharge you.
We work on a broad range and scale projects with a variety of clients from the art world. Work is fueled by passion and deep engagement with content resulting in strategic and beautiful ways to tell stories and connect with audiences across various media. Established art dealers entrust us with their whole marketing strategies and we’ve never let them down.
In the Fine Art industry, it’s hard to find someone to truly rely on. Gallery Assistants flake out when the project gets too complicated. We ensure you we’ll always be there to hold your hand and answer you within 24 hours on any request or issue you have.