People’s impression of Sabrina is inseparable from her family’s history, but at the age of only 25 she shows another side as a career woman. She practised painting since childhood and majored in art, she use her artistic talent in business development, pay high effort to promote the development of art in Macau as to create an international art exchange platform for the city. Sabrina Ho shared with Magazine & More her work experience and plan, as well as her perspective on Macau’s art industry.
M&M: You have studied art and business. Which one do you like more and why?
S: Both art and business are my favorite subjects. I like art since I was a child and I chose this as my major in university. Majoring in art does not mean that I have to be a painter, I can practice art in many aspects and integrate it with my lifestyle. Business is also a sector I am interested in, so I am happy to have the opportunity to combine the two sectors. Art is my current career. Furthermore, I can apply the professional business knowledge in the real world because the two sectors are complement of each other.
M&M: Can you talk about your experience working in Poly Macau.
S: Poly Group is a professional company in art works auction. The first auction we held in Macau was a big success with the total trading of 245 million Hong Kong dollars, creating the record of highest average trading price of a single art piece in Hong Kong and Macau. When I was preparing the “The First Macao Poly Art Auction”, I went to Beijing, Shanghai ,Taiwan and other place with a group of experts to promote the event and visited local art collectors to convince them to provide their collections. The purpose was to collect more and better valuable collections for the auction. During the visits, I had the opportunity to meet collectors from different places so that i can know more about the different types of collections and the markets in different places as well as their background and history. My knowledge in art and collection has expanded a lot.