Emma Barnes

Fine Art Consultant

Emma leads Heather James Fine Art’s London consultancy following three years at the company’s Palm Desert, California, headquarters where she still divides time. She has also worked with Heather James New York and San Francisco.

Emma has been instrumental in major deals including works by Vincent Van Gogh; Claude Monet; Diego Rivera; Edward Hopper; Georgia O’Keeffe; and Ed Ruscha. Her expertise spans blue-chip art across genres.

Emma previously spent six years working in Washington, DC. She graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and with distinction from King’s College London, and was raised in Berkshire, England.