ABOUT EYESTORM
     
Eyestorm is a leading gallery who create and release exclusive limited print editions within contemporary art, offering work by both established and emerging artists. Initially set up to offer signed pieces by some of the world's most celebrated artists and photographers, for almost 20 years Eyestorm has released limited editions with some of the most established names in the art world including Peter Blake, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Helmut Newton and Ed Ruscha.

 

In addition to working with well-known artists, Eyestorm takes pride in showcasing unique works in the form of painting, sculpture and drawing by the finest emerging talent, offering an opportunity to collect work from an artist early on in their career.

 
       

MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND
     
HENRIK RIIS
Director
Henrik is a part of the group of entrepreneurs who acquired Eyestorm in July 2011, and was immediately appointed as CEO. With a firm belief that good things take time to build, the past 20 years have seen him co-found a range of companies within leisure software, e-commerce, customer service and creative art management. Henrik completed his BA from Copenhagen Business School in Law and Economics in 2008, and in 2009 he co-published the book A Hedonist’s Guide to Art , which includes contributors such as Charles Saatchi, Ed Vaizey, Will Self, Anthony Haden-Guest, Simon de Pury, Sarah Lucas and Martin Creed amongst others. When the opportunity arose to acquire Eyestorm he saw it as one he didn’t want to miss: “The commercial art world is changing rapidly and so when I saw a chance to obtain one of the pioneers of releasing exclusive limited print editions, I felt it was something I couldn’t pass on. I’ve always admired Eyestorm and now I have the privilege to be part of developing and positioning the company as a future industry leader.”

 
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MICHAEL FROST
Business Analyst
Michael has been involved in several startups and is known for his systematic and highly analytic way of using data to make precise and efficient decisions. In 2005 he co-founded and became CEO of Danish online bookshop eLounge. Despite the highly competitive market at a time where most businesses were losing money, Michael built the company up to become the second largest in the country while keeping a healthy bottom line, and in 2010 it was sold to Gyldendal, the largest publishing house in Denmark. Michael has a BA from Copenhagen Business School in Law and Economics, and a Masters in Management, Accounting and Control. In 2012 he started with Eyestorm to work as an advisor to ensure the gallery is not only a frontrunner artistically, but can also set new standards in the industry for using data to lift the business and reach the right customers at the right time with the right art.

 
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
     
HENRIK RIIS
Chairman
 
     
EDDIE P STRAND
Member
Eddie has over twenty years' experience of working in sales, coaching and business development in different areas such as aviation, publishing, retail, B2B, gambling and e-commerce. Currently Senior Vice President at NetJets Europe, where he’s been since 2006, previous positions have included International Director at Plaza Publishing Group where a focus on business development led to launching new titles & magazines in more countries & languages, and CEO of an internet start-up company after being responsible for the e-commerce at the leading Scandinavian portal Scandinavia Online (SOL) in Sweden. He is certified from IHM Business School in Marketing and Economics.