Private Collector and Curator
Tribal Art Collector and Oddities Dealer
Toronto-based Jessica Lindsay Phillips is a dealer who doesn’t shy away from dark and mysterious objects. As a private collector and curator, she trades in shrunken heads, mummies, medieval torture devices, Victorian corsets, tribal weaponry and contemporary art.
Jessica is a world traveler who will go almost anywhere to uncover the most rare and unusual objects. Turkish bazaars and Parisian antique markets are two of her most recent destinations.
She is also the director of the Billy Jamieson-Niagara Falls Museum Collection, which houses the most remarkable assemblage of rare ethnographic antiquities and curiosity case ephemera in Canada.
Jessica supports the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, and has volunteered for and donated to exhibitions at the Royal Ontario Museum, TIFF and the Mütter Museum. She is also a fellow of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and a member of the Explorers Club.
You can follow Jessica on Twitter @THEONLYJLP