Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Cowan's Auctions

Evan Sikes

Evan Sikes is the current Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Cowan’s Auctions, one of the nation’s largest sellers of fine art and antiques. Sikes has degrees both from the College of Charleston and the University of Cincinnati, and has been the point person in the development of Cowan’s analytics, website and digital marketing efforts, recognizing that the industry is moving away from its traditional self and into the digital age. Under his leadership, Cowan’s is at the forefront of the digital and analytical world as it relates to the industry of fine art and high-end auctions. Sikes has assisted in the development of fully produced television shows for Cowan’s, and has been published in numerous outlets such as The New York Times, USA Today and the front page of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Sikes has also played a key role in the development of new Cowan’s offices in Cleveland and Denver, and the acquisition of a major auction house in California – Little John’s Auction Service.