ARC Fine Art LLC is a private art gallery in Fairfield, Connecticut, specializing in contemporary art of all media. The gallery was established in August of 2009 by Adrienne Ruger Conzelman who possesses over twenty years of work experience in the art world. After advising both private and corporate collectors for over ten years, Ruger Conzelman expanded her art advisory business into the realm of private art dealing. ARC Fine Art LLC represents a group of artists based in and out of the United States who range from the newly emerging to the most established in their fields. Since its inception in 2009, the gallery has mounted over 23 solo exhibitions and multiple group shows.
Art Advisory Services
ARC Fine Art LLC offers complete advisory services for both the new and seasoned collector. These services include but are not limited to assistance with acquisitions, framing, installation, insurance, and collection management. The gallery hosts frequent special events, including artists' receptions and talks as well as private visits to studios, galleries, and museums.
Adrienne Ruger Conzelman
Adrienne Ruger Conzelman has a BA in Art History from Hamilton College and a Masters in Art History from Williams College, with a concentration in American painting from 1770 to 1970. In addition, she has received a certificate in Appraisal Studies from New York University and has completed coursework in the field of contemporary art at the Museum of Modern Art, Sotheby's, and Christie's. Between 1995 to 1997, Ruger Conzelman worked as a specialist in the American Paintings Department at Christie's, and then from 1998 to 2002, she researched and wrote a private collection catalogue titled, After the Hunt: The Art Collection of William B. Ruger, published by Stackpole Books in 2002. Ruger Conzelman has also held numerous volunteer positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Williams College Museum of Art, the Emerson Art Gallery, and the Whitney Gallery of Western Art. Ruger Conzelman serves on the Committee of the Visual Arts at Hamilton College.
Possessing a passionate interest in art history, Ruger Conzelman has developed educational programs for students and has organized adult tours of galleries and artist studios in New York. She has also curated solo and group exhibitions of contemporary artists. A collector of both 19th and early 20th century painting, in addition to contemporary art, Ruger Conzelman brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the search for inspired works of art that reflect her own aesthetic sensibility and enthusiasm for art history.