Lila Harnett

Founder at ArtTable, Inc.

Lila Harnett

Lila Harnett

Founder at ArtTable, Inc.

Biography

Lila Harnett has been listed in Who’s Who in American Women, Foremost Women in Communications, and Who’s Who in American Art. She has been a journalist since 1953 and a collector of American art since 1951. She is the founder of ArtTable, a national organization, now in its 30th year.

She received her bachelor of arts in 1946 from Brooklyn College (Most Likely to Succeed), and did postgraduate work at the New School in New York, where she met her husband, Joel (Phi Beta Kappa, University of Richmond 1945).

Her education also included study at the Art Students’ League and the New York School of Interior Design. Lila received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Fine Arts from the University of Richmond in 2007.

In 1980, Lila and Joel founded and co published Phoenix Home & Garden, Arizona’s leading magazine. When they retired in 1999, it was recognized as the most successful regional home & garden publication in the country. Lila was known as having brought a sophistication and awareness of art to the Southwest.

Before that, for eight years, Lila was a member of the New York State Council on the Arts, where she served as chairman of the Museum Committee. She had previously served for five years at art critic for CUE magazine in New York City, and earlier, for ten years, as a cultural affairs correspondent and syndicated columnist for New York state newspapers.

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ArtTable, Inc.

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Former Vice Chairman at Phoenix Art Museum

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Former Vice Chairman at Phoenix Art Museum

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Vice Chairman at Phoenix Art Museum

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Former Vice Chairman at Phoenix Art Museum

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Former Vice President at Look magazine

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Regional Managing Director at Wells Fargo Wealth Management

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Member, Board of Trustees at Phoenix Art Museum

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Trustee at Phoenix Art Museum

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Honorary Member, Board of Trustees at Phoenix Art Museum

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President at The Prospective Investment & Trading Co. Ltd.

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ArtTable is the leading national non-profit organization dedicated to advancing professional women’s leadership in the visual arts. ArtTable was founded in 1980 by a group of professional women in the visual arts to foster greater support, recognition and opportunities among their peers.

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