Annette Schönholzer worked for the international art fair ART BASEL in broad variety of roles for 12 years. 2002 – 2007 as Show Manager of Art Basel in Miami Beach, 2008 to 2013 as Co-Director of both Art Basel fairs with a focus on strategy, finances, human resources, logistics and design. During this period, Art Basel expanded with a third show to Hong Kong in 2013. From 2013 to October 2014, Schönholzer held the position of Director of New Initiatives, spearheading strategic development and global projects for Art Basel. Schönholzer is based in Basel, Switzerland, and now runs her consultancy “.connect the dots”. Schönholzer is member of the boards of The House of Electronic Arts, the Kunstverein (Kunsthalle) Basel and teaches art market and art administration related courses at various universities and art academies in Switzerland.