Born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Tiqui Atencio Demirdjian was always passionate about art. She studied Art in Caracas, New York, Rome and Paris.
In 2016, she published a book titled “Could Have, Would Have, Should Have : Inside the world of the Art Collector”; in which she interviewed more than a hundred collectors to get a private view of their history.
Now has published her second book, “For Art’s sake: Inside the Homes of Art Dealers”; which gives us a privileged inside the elite homes of the Art world.
Tiqui Atencio Demirdjian is an Ex-Officio Trustee of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Chair of its International Director’s Council. She is Founder and Chair of the Tate’s Latin American Acquisition Committee, as well as Ex-Officio Trustee of the Tate America’s Foundation and member of its International Council.
Tiqui Atencio Demirdjian is a member of the Associations of Friends of "Le Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris" and "Le Nouveau Musée National de Monaco".