Hillary Needleman founded Please Queue Here in 2018. She has expertise in business and finance and specialist knowledge of contemporary painting, having focused her research on German Neo-Expressionism. Hillary holds a BS in International Business from Quinnipiac University and studied Curating at Sotheby’s Institute of Art London where she went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Contemporary Art. Originally from New York City, Hillary worked in the Global Funds Group at JPMorgan and in the Hedge Fund Investor Relations Group at SS&C before moving to London in 2017.
Charlotte Knaup joined Please Queue Here as a curator in 2019. Her research focuses on contemporary art, digital and new media art, with a particular interest in the interrogation of the virtual site, cyberspace, and digital linguistics. She holds an MA in Contemporary Art from Sotheby’s Institute of Art and a BA (hons) in Liberal Arts and Sciences from Amsterdam University College and The University of Hong Kong. Charlotte has curated exhibitions in London and Amsterdam, and is currently an Assistant Curator at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin.