Sue Hostetler Wrigley

President and Co-Founder @ Hostetler Wrigley FoundationMember of Meridian Board of Trustees
  • Sue Hostetler Wrigley, President and Co-Founder of the Hostetler Wrigley Foundation and former Editor in Chief of Art Basel Magazine.

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Sue Hostetler Wrigley is an author, magazine editor, and philanthropist. She is the Cofounder and President of the Hostetler/Wrigley Foundation, whose mission is to support and expand access and opportunity across a wide range of issues, such as parity in the arts, reproductive health, the elimination of human trafficking, micro-loans for small minority and female owned-businesses, and mental health. Sue and her husband Beau were recognized with the Champions for Human Rights & Social Justice Award in September 2023 at the International Conference of the Human Trafficking & Social Justice Institute.  In 2021 they created the Hostetler/Wrigley Sculpture Prize at the New Museum in NYC, a $400,000 bi-annual award for a mid-career female sculptor.  British artist Sarah Lucas has been named the inaugural winner.

From 2008-2020 Wrigley was the Editor in Chief of Art Basel Magazine, which covers the venerable annual art fairs in Miami, Switzerland and Hong Kong and the world's top curators, collectors, galleries and artists that attend, as well as the greater art world.  At this same time, she was the host of PLUM HOMES WITH SUE HOSTETLER on Plum Television, a network of lifestyle programming in upscale destination communities. An episode about a Miami homeowner won a 2008 Suncoast Emmy Award in Arts/Entertainment.

Wrigley is the author of three books exploring the convergence of contemporary art, architecture and interior design: MAJESTIC METROPOLITAN LIVING (Random House 2009), HIP HOLLYWOOD HOMES (Random House, 2006); and OCEANS (Rizzoli, 2002).  
Wrigley also served as the executive editor on a book compiled by the not-for-profit media foundation World Heritage Project on the UN-designated World Heritage sites.

Wrigley has been involved with many cultural institutions over the years; she currently sits on the boards of the New Museum in NYC; the Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach, FL; and Meridian International, a diplomatic non-profit in Washington, D.C.; and The President's Leadership Committee at the University of Southern California.  She is the former board chair of the Anderson Ranch Art Center in Aspen, CO; a former trustee of the Institute of International Education's New Leaders Group; Ballroom Marfa in Marfa, Texas; The Aspen Country Day School; and the International Center of Photography in NYC.