Our Team

Chandos Dodson
Biography

Chandos is an award-winning interior designer and founder of Chandos Interiors. She established C2 Art Advisors in response to the lack of transparency in the art market, and is passionate about making the entire process simpler and fairer for her clients. Her innate sense of style is the result of a lifetime steeped in art and antiques, with childhood summers spent trawling antique fairs in the UK and art studies completed in Italy. Guided by a thorough understanding of time and place, her ultimate aim is to help clients find art that speaks to what they love. Chandos is a member of the Design Leadership Network (DLN) and the Institute of Classic Architecture & Art (ICAA).

chandos@c2artadvisors.com
Mary Hammon Quinn
Biography

Mary Hammon is drawn to art and collectibles for the stories they tell about previous generations. Passionate about making the art market more transparent, she gained her extensive knowledge of collectibles while working in Estates & Appraisals at Christie’s in New York. Since joining C2 in 2016, Mary Hammon has advised corporate and private clients on getting the most out of their collections and estates, with a particular focus on acquisition and deaccession. She has a Masters in Modern & Contemporary Art from Christie’s Education in London, and currently serves on the Blaffer Advisory Board and Menil Society Steering Committee.

maryhammon@c2artadvisors.com
Audrey Lindsey
Biography

Audrey joined C2 Art Advisors after a six-year stint at Phillips Auctioneers in New York. As comfortable writing proposals and managing digital databases as she is getting hands-on with the artwork itself, Audrey brings the utmost precision to every aspect of collection management and exhibition planning. Highly organized with excellent communication skills, she has also held positions at a contemporary art gallery and a photography studio. She has a B.A. in Graphic Design from the University of Arkansas.

Bradley Houston
Biography

Originally from Austin, Texas, Bradley brings a wealth of experience at some of the country’s most prestigious art institutions to the C2 team, including the Post-War and Contemporary Department at Christie's in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. His natural ability to deftly navigate the process of client discovery with even the most high level collectors often leads to identifying artists they may not have gravitated towards initially. Encouraging this open-minded exchange of new and exciting possibilities is rewarding for both sides, producing a story that ultimately becomes part of the client’s relationship with their artwork.

Margaret Strode
Biography

Having gained auction house experience in the 19th Century European Paintings department at Sotheby's in New York, Margaret returned to her hometown of Houston to contribute her appraisal and cataloguing skills to C2. A passionate researcher, she digs deep into a client’s collection to unearth opportunities for added value. Comfortable navigating large-scale projects with multiple parties, she empowers clients to make the right decisions by providing an objective, professional and full-service experience. Margaret has a B.A. in Art History from the University of Virginia and an M.A. in Fine and Decorative Art, with Distinction, from Sotheby's Institute in London. She recently received her Certificate in Appraisal Studies from the Appraisers Association of America and became compliant with USPAP.

Luciano Medrano
Biography

Originally from Chicago, Luciano has made North Texas his home for the past five years. An expert troubleshooter, Luciano honed his problem-solving and communication skills at the Dallas Museum of Art as the Coordinator for the Center for Creative Connections, as well as at several commercial and nonprofit contemporary art galleries in Dallas, prior to joining C2. He enjoys building connections between clients and artists that lead to new and interesting discoveries. Luciano earned his B.A. in Communications from the University of North Texas.