Flora Alexandra Ogilvy
Founder and Editor, Flora Alexandra Ogilvy is an art consultant and journalist who writes for various publications as well as hosting art talks and supper clubs across London, Berlin and New York. As a consultant she combines her knowledge of art and technology to help a broad spectrum of companies with their creative strategy. Whilst attaining her BA in History of Art from Bristol University, Flora also interned for Christie's, Sotheby's and Burberry in Paris.
Production Editor, Freddie Villiers, is a London-based multi-disciplinary designer and tech entrepreneur with a strong background in print, digital and branding. As well as being the co-founder and design director of the creative agency Duck Duck Goose, he is currently based at the global advertising agency VCCP. However, from conception, the designer has also created and continues to oversee the branding, strategy and digital artwork for Arteviste.
Events Coordinator, 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 Christies 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.
Contributor, Tatiana Cheneviere works full time for a blue-chip art gallery in London, Mayfair. She recently moved to London from New York where she worked in contemporary art; publishing, distributing and independently-curating an exhibition. She moved to working for a gallery before transitioning to their London location where she is now based. Tatiana is working on curating her next exhibition in London whilst contributing to other side projects including charity auctions.
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 her own company specialising in technology assisted books. Having worked and graduated with a 1st class honours in advertising, she also advises start-ups with their branding and marketing. For us, she focuses on art fairs and off-beat contemporary exhibitions.
Filmmaker, Sariel Heseltine is a documentary and comedy director who likes telling stories and finding the funny. Having worked with the best of British comedy as well as up-and-coming acts, he also created a micro-doc comedy series for BBCTHREE's online launch. He learnt on the job, but having read Theology at Edinburgh University he knows how to spin a convincing yarn and has earnt awards for commercial work with brands such as Laphroiag, Volkswagen, EE and Old El Paso.
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 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. She regularly indulges her interest for all the arts by visiting a broad spectrum of Moscow’s cultural events.
Editorial Assistant, 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.
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. Currently based between London and the Cotswolds, she is equally passionate about travelling, fashion, and music. She particularly enjoys the twentieth-century art of modern masters such as Henri Matisse and Mark Rothko.
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, Carsten Holler, Sam Durant, Sterling Ruby, and Giulio Paolini, 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.
Contributor, Wilhemina Madeley is Head of Media and Research at Michael Werner Gallery in London and an independent arts writer for an array of lifestyle publications. She graduated in 2011 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, including 'Dimension(s) Variable': a month long pop-up exhibition in Hatton Garden
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.
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. She reviews a variety of major retrospectives and exhibitions across London.
Contributor, Clayton Press is an art advisor and private curator based near Princeton, NJ. He is co-author of two exhibition catalogs (Five and Love Story) and forthcoming monograph Next to Nothing. Close to Nowhere. Clayton received his BA in art history and anthropology at the University of Rochester, he did his MA at the University of Pittsburgh, and PhD studies in anthropology and material culture at Southern Illinois University. He teaches post-WWII art history and art market economics at New York University.
Intern, Teddy Silver studied Fine Art at Central St Martins in London before studying Strategic Design & Management at Parsons School of Design in New York. She has previously worked in advertising and marketing for Mother agency in London as well as in fashion and styling for Diesel Black Gold, Topshop and as a fashion editor for Culte Magazine in New York. She is interning at Arteviste.com to pursue her combined interest in film, photography and contemporary art.
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 1970’s. 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.
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.
Strategic Consultant, Charlie Villiers, has overseen the Arteviste digital presence, helping to apply digital thinking and technology across the company and manage our social media. Currently working at AKQA as the Global Lead on Nike, Charlie has a successful track record executing campaigns and implementing new strategies across both Nike Football, Nike Running and the Rio Olympics 2016. Working between the States and London, he now oversees the more technical side of Arteviste.
Contributor, Alexandra Wood is an art consultant and curator specialising in producing unique forms of art exhibition and engagement. After completing an MA in Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s, Alex set up gallery and arts club Gallery 223 with contemporary artist Tom Leamon in an underground space in South London. Alex consults for various galleries and companies, designing bespoke art programs whilst interning in Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Department.
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.
Contributor, Sophia Lee grew up in London and divides her time between studying History of Art at Goldsmiths and contributing for on-trend magazines and video platforms such as Arteviste, LOVE, Nowness, and Wonderland. She also helps run the newly launched online creative platform Creatures, and hopes to use her fervent interest in art, photography, and culture to present an array of issues through self-created documentary videos and film. She’ll be contributing to Arteviste with a particular focus on our film section.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contributor, Annabella Hochschild grew up in the wilds of the English countryside before studying history at Columbia University in New York. She is a freelance writer specialising in cultural criticism. She left Vogue Magazine to work on her own journal of contemporary arts, Bitch & Bugle. Her book of poetry, Echo River, was published by YST Collective.
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.
Sarah Hyde studied Master B at Christies Education and worked for Christies for a long time. In 2012 she began focussing on writing about art. She quickly became the European Editor of Here Elsewhere and now writes for Arteviste, The Modernist and Artnet as well as Decorex, Riviera Insider Magazine and Sotheby's.