Annika Erikson studied Paper Conservation at UAL, Renaissance Art History in Tuscany, and the Classics in Greece, before working in conservation and collection care at St Paul’s Cathedral, the Royal Horticultural Society, and Tate, where she got the idea in 2010 to create a mobile digital tool to streamline and create an industry standard in condition reports and conservation documentation. After opening a new conservation studio for John Jones, she became an entrepreneur and founded Articheck in 2013.
Annika is a member of AiA, Art Innovators Alliance, ICOM, the International Council of Museums, and a member of CIDOC, the ICOM committee for documentation, as well at ICON, the Institute of Conservation, and the new initiative AIS, Art Identification Standard, as well as a Fellow of the Linnaean Society.
Annika has lectured at Sotheby’s Institute, NYU, UCL, Christie’s Education, Kingston University, UCLA, City and Guilds, and Korean Art Management.
Mackenzie Garrity is a full stack lifecycle strategist who has driven growth in technology startups on 3 continents. Her industry experience ranges from sustainable robotics to digital business education. She has launched brands on the global market in 63 countries. Mackenzie has a bachelor’s degree in Art History and a masters in International Marketing. She is also an adjunct professor of Business and Communications. Mackenzie is responsible for the Sales and Marketing teams at Articheck.