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Paddle8 Hires Stefany Morris as Head of Fine Art Auctions

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Stefany Morris.

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Online auction house Paddle8 has hired Stefany Morris as head of fine art auctions. Morris will oversee all of Paddle8’s for-profit auctions of modern art, contemporary art, photography, prints, and editions.

Morris was most recently a director at Waterhouse & Dodd’s Upper East Side gallery in New York. Before that, she worked at Christie’s for eight years as a specialist in the auction house’s Impressionist and Modern department and co-head of New York day sales and works on paper sales.

Paddle8’s for-profit sales have grown 140 percent year-on-year, according to a spokesperson, who added that the hire “reinforces Paddle8’s focus on fine art auctions.”

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