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Vanessa
	Vaughan
What have you found to be most valuable about your NEWH involvement, both
personally and professionally?
The friendships that emerge from collaborating on volunteer work. In the 10 years since I
started working with art in hospitality and joined NEWH, friendships have been forged at
NEWH events and serving on chapter boards in Seattle, Boston, and New York. While this has
certainly led to business connections, many of these relationships have extended beyond the
professional realm, to traveling together, celebrating weddings, and other personal milestones.

Why do you recommend people get involved with NEWH?

NEWH, Inc. director of
membership, and founder
and art consultant, Vanessa
Vaughan Art Consultancy

I recommend getting involved if you are looking for a way to find coherence and purpose in
your work and social life. NEWH is an organization you will be welcomed to, and your efforts
can directly contribute to its success. The connections you make will not only benefit your
business but also provide you with industry insights, allies, friends, and resources to grow your
career. I recommend anyone who is new to the industry join, whether you have just graduated
from a design program or are joining a sales team. Meeting others who work in different facets
of the industry helped me quickly get up to speed and learn the intricacies of our unique
sector of the economy. Most of all, get involved because you want to contribute to the future of
our industry. This is an organization that supports students and professionals at every stage of
their careers, contributing to the field and recognizing excellence in design. Your involvement
in NEWH demonstrates your leadership and commitment to advancing our industry.

What is your proudest recent NEWH accomplishment?
I am proud of the way that NEWH leadership, catalyzed by the voices of local chapters, has
worked to respond to the need for racial equity. I am proud to be part of an organization that is
open to changes in values and priorities that require our attention and response.

What would people be interested to know about your company?
I founded my own art consultancy in 2019. We offer expert art curation, fabrication design, and
comprehensive art project management services to hospitality, commercial, healthcare, and
private clients. Our thoughtfully curated art packages are celebrated for provoking a richness
of experience, while fostering connections between history, culture, and community.

Where do you find inspiration, both inside and outside the industry?
I am an omnivore when it comes to facts and information, and especially love learning about
history. I love the process of researching a project's history, culture, or local vibe, then seeking
out artists whose work is in response or in conversation with those concepts.

When you aren't working or at an NEWH event, where can we find you?
Recently I have been getting out into nature and spent most weekends [this summer] car
camping and exploring beautiful natural places on foot. My new husband and I even rented a
VW camper van for two weeks to explore England's Southwest coast! It's been nice to travel at
a different pace. If I'm not traveling, you'll find me at live shows and performances, taking my
dog for long walks, or hosting gatherings with friends and family. ❙❘❚
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
PRESIDENT’S LETTER
NEWS
GUEST PERSPECTIVE
GUEST PERSPECTIVE
WHO’S WHO
CONFERENCE ROUNDUP
HAVE YOU SEEN?
SCHOLARSHIPS
SCHOLARSHIP HEROES
INTERVIEW
SUSTAINABILITY
Q&A: EDGAR GUTIERREZ
Q&A: BRITTANY SPINNER
Q&A: VANESSA VAUGHAN
ON THE COVER
PROJECT: WHITE ELEPHANT PALM BEACH
PROJECT: TERRAMOR OUTDOOR RESORT
PROJECT: citizenM SEATTLE
PROJECT: MELT BY MELISSA
PROJECT: LEFAY RESORT
CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS
SAVE THE DATE
NEW MEMBERS
PARTNER PROFILES
AD INDEX
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