Flora Alexandra Ogilvy
Founder, Flora Alexandra Ogilvy gives art talks for Gagosian, Frieze, Burberry and Sotheby’s as well as lecturing at Cambridge University and The Courtauld Institute of Art and writing for Artnet. As an advisor she combines her knowledge of the contemporary art market and business. Whilst attaining her BA History of Art from Bristol University, Flora interned for Christie's and Sotheby's in Paris. @florarteviste.
Contributor, Ruby Reed is an independent art consultant and strategist with a background in sales and development. Ruby worked in Private Sales and Client Strategy at Christie's and for various contemporary galleries and private collectors in London and New York. In 2015 she co-founded a business producing wellbeing events and retreats. Ruby graduated from Edinburgh University before an MA at The Courtauld, where she specialised in Brazilian countercultural art. @rubyrreed
Contributor, Maulde Cuerel, grew up in the rich cultural scene of Switzerland between Art Basel and the Fondation Beyeler. After she graduated with a BFA from the University of Art and Design in Lausanne she expanded her knowledge by working in both a modern art gallery in Berlin and then the Swiss Institute, New York City. Maulde is currently following the museum studies program at Harvard University whilst doubling as a freelance art journalist. @maulllde
Contributor in Moscow, Nina Dymshitz grew up all over the world, from Cuba to India, which predestined her choice to study international relations, continuing her interest in different languages and cultures. Now based in Moscow, she has worked in journalism and educational initiatives, researched mutual influences of culture and politics and translated several books on history. @ninadymshitz
Creative partnerships, Red Rainey grew up in Edinburgh as the son of two ballet dancers. Though based from London, he will mostly be found leading a merry band of adventurers, artists, and innovators through curated experiences all across the world documented on his popular Instagram @findredrainey. Motivated by community, and delighted by the building of new bridges, Red makes an art of uniting the culturally curious with the adventurous spirit in friends and colleagues alike.
Contributor, Georgia Messervy has worked at Christie’s as well as London galleries like Timothy Taylor Gallery and Marlborough Fine Art. Having studied BA History of Art at Bristol and then gone on to complete a masters program at The Courtauld, Georgia enjoys exploring all of the arts and culture that London has to offer. She particularly enjoys the twentieth-century art of modern masters such as Henri Matisse and Mark Rothko. @g.mess
Contributor, Lara Monro divides her time between working at White Cube Gallery as well as writing for Arteviste, Artsy and researching for Hannah Barry Gallery. Having studied Art History at Manchester, Lara has continued to explore the contemporary art scene in London and internationally. With a refined interest in modern and contemporary photographers, such as Mapplethorpe and Wojnarowicz, Lara reviews art and photography exhibitions in London, New York and Paris. @laramelitamonro
Contributor, Lois Haines came to visual culture via an appreciation for theology in Early Modern Italy. The dramatic frescoes and mosaics of Florence, Verona, Siena and Ravenna sparked a love of art which propelled her from a BA in French and Italian at Leeds to The Courtauld for an MA in History of Art, where she specialised in the intersection of art and literature in the Italian Renaissance. She is developing her knowledge of Modern and Post-War art, and loves Alan Davie. @loiselizabethcecilia
Production Editor, Freddie Villiers, is a multi-disciplinary graphic designer and tech entrepreneur with a strong background in print, digital and branding. He is also the co-founder and design director of the creative agency Duck Duck Goose as well as working for J. Walter Thompson in Sydney, Australia. From conception, the designer has worked alongside Flora to create and continues to oversee much of the creative and visual output for Arteviste. @fjvilliers
Contributor, Eloise Showering is a London-based curator, writer and photographer. She has curated exhibitions, hosted art discussions, screenings as well as producing accompanying publications. She has just completed her MA in curating and collections and is in the initial stages of starting up a company specialising in technology assisted books. Having graduated with a 1st class honours in advertising, she also advises start-ups with their branding and marketing. @eloiseshowering
Filmmaker, Connor MacLeod is a London based Director, DoP and editor. When studying BA(hons) Photography at Falmouth University his career in moving image began. He first made short surf videos with friends and now has most recently worked with clients including Conde Nast Traveller, Another Magazine, Adidas and Suitcase Magazine. @connorimacleod
Contributor, Nathan Clements-Gillespie was External Affairs Director at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome from 2010-15, working with artists like Ernesto Neto, Bik Van Der Pol, and Carsten Holler, and the 2013 Italian Pavilion at Venice Biennale curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi. Nathan also consulted for In Between Art Film on productions with Orhan Pamuk, Pierre Bismuth, and Ed Ruscha. Nathan now works for Frieze Masters, but was also Director of Art16. @followaginger
Contributor, Beatrice Hasell-McCosh is a painter, based between the Lake District and South London. Having finished at The Royal Drawing School, Shoreditch she is interested in space and light, architecture and weather all of which steer her work away from being too saccharine and predictable. Fascinated by how technology shapes the modern grain of artistic understanding, she is also learning to code. @beatricehasellmccosh.artist
Contributor, Alisei Apollonio is a London-based Gallery Associate at ARTUNER. In 2009, she won the prestigious literary award for emerging writers Campiello Giovani with the short novel ‘Rêverie’. She studied History of Art at the University of York, and gained her MA at the Courtauld Institute of Art under Prof. Mignon Nixon. For Arteviste, she covers exhibitions in both New York and London. Portrait by Pascal Hé. @alisei_a
Lizzy Vartanian Collier
Contributor, Lizzy Vartanian Collier is a London-based writer with a special interest in contemporary Middle Eastern Art. She has a BA in Art History and an MA in Contemporary Art and Art Theory of Asia and Africa from the School of Oriental and African Studies. She runs the Gallery Girl blog and also writes for After Nyne, Ibraaz and Reorient. @lizzycollier
Contributor, Lucy Scovell is a London-based freelance art journalist and art historian who also currently works for an international Auction House within the Valuations department. With an MA in eighteenth-century French decorative arts from The Courtauld Institute of Art as well as a BA in European literature from Cambridge University, Lucy sources her artistic inspiration from the crossover between the two worlds. @lucyscovell
Editorial Assistant & Contributor, Maya Asha, has worked in Chinese antiquities, contemporary art sales, and art consultancy and since graduating from The University of St Andrews. Having traveled to over forty-two countries and speaking four languages, Maya is interested in analysing cross-cultural exchange in both Art History and Contemporary Art. Maya is working towards her MA in Byzantine Christian and Islamic Art at The Courtauld Institute of Art. @miss.maya.asha
Contributor, Tatiana Cheneviere works for a blue-chip art gallery in London, Mayfair. Having worked in both New York and London, she also works independently, curating exhibitions in both cities along side her full-time occupation at a gallery. As a contributor to Arteviste, Tatiana's writing combines her knowledge and experience of both the emerging art market and the highest levels of the contemporary art market. @chene_t
Contributor, Kristie Landing is an American creative writer and former ballerina based in London. She holds an MA in Contemporary Art from Sotheby's Institute and a BA in International Comparative Studies with a minor in Art History from Duke University. She has worked as a gallery director and interned at various art museums including the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC and the Nasher Museum of Art. @kristielanding
Contributor, Wilhemina Madeley currently works for Newport Street Gallery and was formerly the Head of Media and Research at Michael Werner Gallery in London. She graduated with an Anthropology degree from UCL before going onto complete an MA in Contemporary Chinese Art at The Courtauld. Wilhemina is predominantly interested in the intersection between art and technology and has previously written and curated exhibitions on the topic. @wizzle_kicks
Contributor, Miranda works in Research and Sales at a Mayfair gallery in London. After studying fine art at the Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA) in Beijing in 2012, she enrolled in BA Chinese Studies the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, specialising in Chinese intellectual thought at the turn of the 20th Century.
Contributor, George Morgan, is the London-based founder of an interior design brand. His love for history, and relentless questioning of our shared visual culture, was first inspired through his studies at the Courtauld Institute of Art. This has, in turn, lead to a florid array of beautifully inspired pieces of furniture that go against the grain of convention. For Arteviste, he covers contemporary art exhibitions as well as art fairs. @george.r.morgan
Contributor, Marina Cochrane is based in Mexico City as an art consultant, working on a series of art-related projects. Having worked in Madrid and London, she now works independently, from curating online exhibitions to setting up art residencies in Mexico. She focuses on Latin American and Hispanic art combining her BA from Manchester University, where she wrote her thesis on ‘La Movida Madrileña’ with her experience of the emerging art market in Madrid and contemporary arts in Mexico. @cochrane_marina
Contributor, Lane Brenner, is a New York based arts professional with a strong background in Communications and Art History. With diverse experiences in the museum, gallery, auction house and non-profit industries she has worked with organizations such as Paddle8, The Neue Galerie New York, Artnet and Boston Strong. When not on the international art scene, you can otherwise find Lane gallivanting from one gourmet doughnut shop to another.
Contributor, William Summerfield works as Gallery Manager at a respected Mayfair gallery, specialising in Impressionist and early Modern artworks. He studied History of Art at Edinburgh University, where he focused on Post-Minimal and Feminist practice of the 1970s. His current passion is the women of the Surrealist movement, in particular Toyen and Ithell Colquhoun. William is also an avid reader of artist biographies. @patandannesummerfield
Isabella Rose Howard
Contributor, Isabella Rose Howard currently works in art advisory in New York. Originally from New Zealand, she moved to the northern hemisphere to study Art Business and Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York and London. Now permanently residing in the Big Apple, Isabella spends her spare time on various art projects including developing an art app and reviewing exhibitions. For us, she visits off-beat art exhibitions in unexpected spaces around New York. @isabellahoward
Contributor, Anna Brady is a London based journalist specialising in art and antiques. She spent eight years writing about antiques at the Antiques Trade Gazette (ATG). As a freelance writer, Anna now writes for The Art Newspaper, Apollo magazine and ATG, reporting on UK and international art market events and exhibitions, alongside other publications including Wallpaper* and Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia. She has a penchant for Modern British art, and is still saving up for a pony. @annabrady100
Contributor, Isabel Carr is a freelance journalist. She has worked at Sunday Times Style and Culture, going on to work at Harper's Bazaar later this year. She is the editor at arts journal Muse and currently interns for the illustrious journalist and author Elizabeth Day. @isabelcarr_
Contributor, Emily Harris. Since attaining her BA in History of Art, Emily has been an advocate of connecting creative ideas with diverse and new audiences and joins Arteviste as a regional correspondent. Based in the Midlands, Emily currently works for ArtReach art consultants, whilst also progressing her own project Art Baby. @ArtBaby_eah
Contributor, Violet Hudson is a freelance journalist and writer. Having worked at respected publications such as Tatler, Harper's Bazaar and Town & Country she also moved to Athens in 2015 to research her first book. Now living between London and the Devon coast, the film lover writes for Arteviste, Standpoint, The Spectator and The Mail On Sunday among others. She will oversee the film section of Arteviste, unearthing new treasures along the way. @violethudson
sophia tara compton
Sophia writes, directs and stages activist projects. Artistic Director of Award-winning theatre company Power Play, she has directed shows at The Cockpit and Pleasance Theatre, and written for publications including i-D. She co-founded Brainstorm, curating multimedia events at the V&A and Copeland Gallery.
Contributor, Anastasia is half Russian half French, currently studying history and literature at Edinburgh University. She has interned all over the world from OCAT Xian to the Gagosian Gallery in New york. She has also studied sculpture at the Surikov Academy in Moscow.
Contributor, Domenica studied History of Art at Goldsmiths University before embarking on her Masters at the Courtauld. She has worked at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice and Sotheby’s at Venice Biennale whilst also assisting at Masterpiece. She furthered her learning of art at the Sotheby’s Institute in New York and The American University of Rome. @doms.art.insta.
Contributor Hedy Mowinckel is an artist and writer studying at City and Guilds of London. She focuses on video and installation art, and artistic heroes include Koracrit Arunanondchai, Jesper Just and Isaac Julien. Inspired by the contrast between masculine energies and the feminine mystique in our world, she aims to create immersive installations that appeal to a universal audience. Hedy studied History of Art at Edinburgh University and has returned from Paris, where she worked for Gagosian Gallery and Galerie Kreo. @hedynoemi
Nicole Reber is a Los Angeles based poet and artist working within sculpture, painting, collage, and language. She is a co-editor of Packet, a biweekly arts publication based out of New York. She has spoken at MoMA PS1, NADA, and Printed Matter, and carries an avid interest in architecture and mid-century design. @nicolereber
Contributor, Fred is part of the sales team at Stephen Friedman Gallery. He was previously director of Dutko Gallery in London and also worked with Roman Road and Artuner. Born in Paris, he studied Art History and Business in Paris, Florence and London with the University of Warwick and has published articles in Materialist and The Untitled Magazine in New York. @fredericgillenocard