Flora Alexandra Ogilvy
Founder, Flora Alexandra Ogilvy lectures on art and business at Christie's, The Courtauld and Imperial College as well as writing for Artnet, Lula and Suitcase. As a consultant she combines her knowledge of art and technology to help various technology 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. @arteviste_
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, 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
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 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, 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
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
Oliver Morris Jones
Intern, Oliver Morris Jones has worked in auction houses and public art museums since graduating from his BFA. A lifelong athlete and artist, Oliver is interested in the cross-disciplinary potentialities of contemporary art. Now writing and curating, he is working towards his MA in Contemporary Art at the Sotheby’s @oliver.morrisjones
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. @ninadymshitz
Jono Namara is a broadcaster, satirist and DJ. Having started out as a model in campaigns for the likes of Dior Homme & Lanvin. He has presented entertainment features for Channel 4 and Fashion TV. Jono has travelled extensively most notably in the last five years consulting international fashion brands as a trend researcher, specialising in textile design. Having recently moved back to London from New York he is currently producing ‘Pearl’s World’, a satirical web series. @jononamara
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. @beatricehasellmccosh.artist
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, Harriet Kean is a freelance writer and journalist who holds an MA in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. After studying History of Art for two years alongside her degree, she has developed a love of abstract expressionism and postmodernism. At present she is writing editorial content for the fashion brand Morv, with a particular focus on feminism and sustainability. She has written for a number of publications including Luxury Briefing and Quintessentially magazine. She has also interned at The Daily Mail, Penguin Random House and Condé Nast.
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. @followaginger
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 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, 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. Charlie Child works with all things digital on the London start-up scene. He read English at Bristol University, and his insights bring that particular focus to art and film. His love of English, language, and poetry have been an entry point into understanding these forms of expression. This foundation has opened up new and exciting ways to view, interpret, and talk about art. @charlie.child
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
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, 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
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, Clayton Press is an art advisor, author, curator and professor based in metro New York. He teaches art history and art market economics at New York University and does research at Princeton University. He is a contributor on art matters to Forbes, writing about art’s creators, innovators, influencers and entrepreneurs. His most recent books are Robert Mangold (Mnuchin Gallery, 2017) and Next to Nothing, Close to Nowhere: Kathleen Jacobs (Burckhardt Boles, 2017). His personal art experiences can be read at https://independent-collectors.com/interviews/clayton-press-gregory-linn. @firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. @alexandra.wood91
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
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. @lucyscovell
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
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
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. @charlievilliers
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, 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, 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. @fiallee
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, 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
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
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
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.
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