Founding Patrons

Pearl Lam is a collector, patron, gallery owner and curator. She has donated works to museums as various as the V&A, London, the Asia Art Society Museum, New York, the KW Institute, Berlin, the Museum of Art and Design, New York and the Peabody Museum, Boston. She is the owner of the eponymous Pearl Lam Galleries and founder of the China Art Foundation.

Howard Bilton is the chairman of the Sovereign Group. He is an art collector and philanthropist, and the founder of the Sovereign Art Foundation which runs both the Sovereign Asian and European Art Prize.

Alexandra Lovell was born in Russia. She made her name first in property when she came in London. Alexandra collects Russian and Irish art. Also as a private individual she supports young Russian artists.

Director: Vassilissa Conway is a graduate of the Courtauld Institute of Fine Art and operates an online resource for artists and collectors. She organises regular charity events and viewings for LCF artists.

Trustees: Nick Artsruni and Charles Conway