Welcome to
The Arts Family (TAF) 

The Arts Family (TAF) is an independent, non-profit initiative based in London, dedicated to connecting the global community of artists, gallerists, writers, curators, collectors, and other professionals in the contemporary and modern art market. Our mission is to inspire art enthusiasts through educational talks and elevate the profiles of artists who apply for our TAF Awards. While TAF does not represent artists, we foster meaningful connections among art professionals.

The Arts Family offers various programs to support contemporary artists from South Asia, including the TAF Awards, TAF Talks and Art Exhibitions, providing artists with various platforms for international exposure and recognition. We are proud to have presented three editions of the TAF Emerging Artist Award- South Asia in 2021, 2023, and 2024, recognizing deserving artists from the region, selected by a distinguished panel of international judges.

Our Team

Meet the passionate minds driving The Arts Family forward. Our diverse team of dedicated professionals brings together a wealth of expertise in contemporary and modern art, united by a shared commitment to promoting creativity and fostering meaningful connections in the global art community. We welcome all who wish to take part in our journey! 

Neha Jaiswal

Founder of The Arts Family

Neha is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and an art collector based in London. She has more than a decade of experience in London real-estate and Arts.

Her passion for Arts lead her to Sotheby's Institute, London where she worked for nearly three years before completing her MA in Art Business from the Institute. She curated her first art exhibition titled Living Traditions in April 2013 in London with the aim of promoting traditional arts from India.

Neha has served on the advisory board of Fine Art Bourse, an online auction house, growing its business. Neha currently sits on the South Asian Acquisitions Committee (SAAC) at TATE. Neha lives with her two children and husband in a leafy part of London.​​

Claire Mccaslin-Brown

Head of Education- TAF TALKS 

Claire is an independent art adviser and curator working with international contemporary artists, galleries and collectors from across the globe.

Claire has previously held leadership roles with Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London where she was the Marketing Director for eight years. She has led the international marketing team in London, Singapore and New York,  working closely with leading academics. Prior to working in the art world, Claire worked as a professional linguist, and as a B2B marketing manager in the management consultancy sector. She has held specialist roles with global consulting firms EY, McKinsey & Company, and Accenture in London and Germany. Claire holds an MA in Contemporary Art from Sotheby’s Institute Art, a BA (Hons) in Modern Languages from London University and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Caterina Corni

TAF Curator- Art Exhibitions

Caterina Corni has a master’s degree in Art History and Criticism from the Università Statale di Milano, her thesis was about the contemporary Indian artist Subodh Gupta. She began her career by cooperating with the journal “Flash Art”. At the same time, she worked as curator, and organized temporary exhibitions in Europe, the United States, the United Arab Emirates and in India. Since 2004, her interests have increasingly focused on modern and contemporary Indian art and the study of the relationships and interactions between Western and Oriental art. She has edited catalogues for several monographs and group exhibitions.

In 2014, her project on the relationship between Indian artist Jivya Soma Mashe and Israeli artist Michal Rovner, was selected by the Centre Pompidou (Paris) for the XXV anniversary of the exhibition “Magiciens de la Terre”. Caterina Corni is an Associate Professor of Art History at Symbiosis University, Pune and she is currently teaching Modern and contemporary Indian art at Università dell’Insubria. She is also a Member of the Assemblea degli Afferenti at the Centre for Cultural Heritage Studies, Università dell’Insubria.