Shea is a contemporary art specialist at Gurr Johns. She advises private and trade clients on acquisitions and sales, valuations and collection management. Shea brings almost a decade of experience in the contemporary art world, as well as specific expertise on navigating the growing online marketplace. Formerly a Senior Specialist in Post War & Contemporary art and Head of London Contemporary sales at Paddle8, she has experience of both the auction and gallery sectors and has also worked at both Phillips and as a Director at the Suzanne Geiss Company. She completed her BA in Art History at New York University and her MA in Design Studies at Parsons School of Design.