about the founder

Genny Boccardo-Dubey has been involved in the art world for over fifteen years. She has an MBA in International Business and Marketing from USF and a Masters in Art History and Museum Studies from CWRU, a program actively associated with the Cleveland Museum of Art, where the curators, library and extensive art collection are accessible to the students.

Genny held marketing and public relations positions in several institutions including the Laguna Art Museum in Laguna Beach, California. La Cachette Gallery, founded by Genny in 2002, was located in Cleveland, Ohio until 2009. The gallery specialized in International Contemporary painting and sculpture. She was also a Board member at the local community art center (VAC) for six years, helping direct educational art programs for people of all ages, increase operating revenue and civic participation. She is a member of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Women’s Council, a prestigious volunteer group that assists the museum in fundraising, education and events.

More recently Genny has organized temporary exhibitions with both local and international artists in diverse locations in the US. She represents several artists and regularly travels to view new work for her clients across the country. From 2009 till September 2012, Genny was based in the London area where she worked with the Tate in membership and development. She relocated to Orange County, California in 2012 where she worked at Orange County Museum of Art and is currently with Laguna Art Museum where she is Deputy Director.