The International Art Market Committee 2017 is a meeting of all of the major players in the international art world to discuss the prominent issues facing the industry. Key players will include major auction houses, museums, galleries, and artists, as well as international agencies that help protect art and regulate the market. The committee will discuss a range of issues from production, ownership, economics, the implications of the buying and selling of international artifacts in a post-colonial context, and the preservation and protection of art, artifacts, and archaeological heritage site.

Chair
Katya Sankow

Crisis Director
Eva Lucy Alvarado

Katya Sankow is a second year Russian and Eastern European studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences. She enjoys everything along the lines of art and music, Soviet literature, Mediterranean food, and dogspotting (it's a lifestyle). Outside of VAMUN, Katya is IRO's Member-at-Large, is the New Brownie Liaison for Brown College, volunteers weekly at The Haven, and is a VISAS language consultant. She is excited to chair her first VAMUN committee, and looks forward to an enticing conference.

Katya Sankow is a second year Russian and Eastern European studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences. She enjoys everything along the lines of art and music, Soviet literature, Mediterranean food, and dogspotting (it's a lifestyle). Outside of VAMUN, Katya is IRO's Member-at-Large, is the New Brownie Liaison for Brown College, volunteers weekly at The Haven, and is a VISAS language consultant. She is excited to chair her first VAMUN committee, and looks forward to an enticing conference.

Eva Lucy Alvarado is a fourth year anthropology major in the College of Arts and Sciences. Her interests include art history, public health, and defending Kanye West as a misunderstood artistic genius. In addition to her involvement in IRO, she is a Student Docent at the Fralin Museum of Art and a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She is excited to bring her passion for art into a Model UN context and looks forward to working with the delegates at VAMUN

Eva Lucy Alvarado is a fourth year anthropology major in the College of Arts and Sciences. Her interests include art history, public health, and defending Kanye West as a misunderstood artistic genius. In addition to her involvement in IRO, she is a Student Docent at the Fralin Museum of Art and a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She is excited to bring her passion for art into a Model UN context and looks forward to working with the delegates at VAMUN