{CTS} creative thriftshop is an "un-gallery" of sorts that represents an international, emerging and under-represented roster of artists. Founded in May 2004 by co-directors Lynn & Diego del Sol this scrappy little start up has has grown to be known as a launching pad for provocative content driven work in all mediums.

Building a reputation for "quality art on the move," CTS has organized some 200+ exhibitions and events worldwide. From Istanbul to Buenos Aires, Basel to Berlin, New York to Miami we are true pioneers of the Post-Fordist ideal; entrepreneurial, flexible, creative, unconventional, and nomadic.

With nearly a decade of expierence working collaboratively we know how to encourage and created opportunities that foster the growth of our artists. Enabling them to broaden their reach and amplify their message while mutually acknowledging that our responsibility is to take the known in an unknown direction.

Our mission, as lofty as it may be, is to build an infrastructure that knows no boundaries. One that carries the torch of modernism, acting as a vehicle for dreamers, a cultural meeting place for great minds, a international community of interconnectivity and expandability.

about the directors:

Born and raised in New York, Lynn del Sol currently lives and works in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Lynn was co-curator of the Lebanese Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2005 and has volunteered in the education department at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). In thier hey-day she held directorship at Jack the Pelican Presents (Brooklyn, NY.) and acted as co-curator at Xanadu* (New York, NY.) under its fledgling mandate to connect the Middle East to the New York. She has held membership with the Independent Curators International (ICi) and board membership with the Williamsburg Gallery Association (WGA).

Diego del Sol, a native of Buenos Aires, was raised in both Miami and his current home New York City.
Upon graduation with a Degree in Engineering del Sol quickly acclimated himself to the world of post production. His ability to discern design direction, sound quality and editorial dialogue has garnered him a client list which boasts such names as HBO, MTV, VH1, Biography, ESPN, Marc Ecko, & Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.