530 West 25th Street, New York, NY  Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
530 West 25th Street, New York, NY  Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
530 West 25th Street
Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm

Meet Our Staff

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Gallery Director Angela Di Bello, Director, brings to Agora Gallery over 25 years of experience in the New York art market, as a private and corporate fine art consultant and as a fine art administrator; representing artists and placing their work with many Fortune 500 companies including AT&T, British Airways, The Federal Reserve Bank of NY, and Pfizer Corp Inc, as well as prominent private art collections. As the director of the prestigious Gallery at Lincoln Center, Ms. Di Bello was instrumental in developing the careers of numerous artists, placing paintings, sculpture, and photography with significant collectors. While at Lincoln Center, she also established the Metropolitan Opera Guild Print Program.

Assistant Director Sabrina A. Gilbertson, Assistant Director, has a BFA degree from Boston University, with a concentration in Painting and a minor in Art History. Sabrina has also studied studio arts at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Italy, and has established an avid appreciation for art in her travels abroad as a studio assistant and in the service industry.
Zeljka Himbele Zeljka Himbele, Assistant Director, Originally from Croatia, Zeljka holds a MA degree in Curatorial Studies from Bard College. She has curated numerous exhibitions in New York City and internationally, primarily focusing on emerging artists, and is passionate about advocating the freshest trends in contemporary art. Her research often takes her to various exhibitions, museums and other cultural and social events, in the constant quest to learn more and develop new ideas to promote the gallery’s represented artists.
Zeljka Himbele Eleni Cocordas, Operations Manager, attended art school in Philadelphia, where she majored in photography and printmaking, along with a BA in American Art History, Eleni has worked for prominent New York museums as MoMA and the American Museum of Natural History and cultural organizations as the Japan Society. For more than twenty-five years she has specialized in collaborations with artists on site-specific installations and traveling exhibitions, for which she has traveled the world-over.
Natalie Adam Natalie Adam, Exhibition Coordinator, received a BA from Montclair State University in Fine Arts with a specialization in painting, as well as a BA in Psychology. She continues to pursue her appreciation and love for art by taking painting and printmaking classes at the New York Academy of Art. She has experience as a custom framer and designer working with artists to prepare for upcoming exhibitions and art fairs.
Rita Job Bissera Antikarov, Sales Associate is an architect by background with passion for art and design. Her journey has led her from art to architecture to real estate and back to art again. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Architecture/Urban Design and City Planning from Pratt Institute in New York. Bulgarian-born, now long-time New Yorker, Bissera expresses her fascination with New York City through cityscape photography and collages she makes. In her continued art world immersion, she loves bringing art to people to enjoy and enrich their daily lives.
Gallery Assistant Anna Lustberg, Artists Services Coordinator, is a graphic design professional with gallery administrative experience and a passion for art and creativity. She has lived in the great cities of Boston and Barcelona, and now, New York City. Having earned a BA in Communication and minor in Art from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, she continues to pursue learning about art, design and media communications. After getting her start at a Lower East Side gallery, she is so excited to be a part of the Agora team in Chelsea.
Rita Job Rita Job, Digital Marketing Coordinator, has a degree in Economics with a minor in Management from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. A professional with many years of experience in building and running online communities and managing multiple social media platforms, Rita manages Agora’s social media, the advice blog, Agora’s online marketing campaigns and enjoys connecting art with today's digital platforms.
Marketing Assistant Carolina Carilo, Competition Coordinator, is originally from Bogotá, Colombia, and graduated with a BA in Fine Arts with a concentration in print and a postgraduate degree in Art Education. A skilled workshop artist, she has also worked in cultural management and gained experience in art education. Being an artist herself she loves to help and assist artists during their representation period.
Roanna Cada Roanna Cada, Graphic Designer, has a Bachelor's Degree in IT, specializing in digital arts. She has years of experience working on web and graphic design. She enjoys working on graphic materials for Agora Gallery, drawing inspiration from artworks of the gallery's represented artists. Gaining new perspectives in fine art, she is fond of reviewing artworks of emerging artists and grasping their passion with their art.
Tanya Singh Tanya Singh, Junior Content Editor, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Goldsmith University, London. She is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Asian Art Histories from the Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore. With years of experience in art writing and criticism, she contributes to and helps manage Agora’s Art Advice blog as well as ARTmine's blog, Collectors Corner.
Yulia Semenova Yulia Semenova, Portfolio Submissions Coordinator, has a Master's Degree in English Literature, but it is to the visual arts that she has given her heart. Following her academic studies she became interested in modern photography. Dabbling in the form herself at times, Yulia was commissioned to work for magazines both at home and abroad. From there she studied art more widely, travelling extensively to visit the major galleries of the world. Yulia believes strongly that time and distance don't matter, if it means she can stand a while in the presence of great artwork.‎ At Agora Gallery Yulia is responsible for portfolio submissions, helping answering artists' questions, and assessing the initial direction of any artwork subsequently submitted.

Meet our Representatives

Daisy O'Connell Daisy O Connell has as a background in journalism, having studied for a City & Guilds qualification in radio, media, and journalism techniques. She has written articles for both print and online publications. She began working with Agora Gallery to pursue to her interest in the fine arts. With Agora, she researches and discovers unknown fine artists, and she particularly enjoys reading artists’ biographies, learning how their artistic journeys started. Daisy is especially fond of Latin American contemporary art.
Maria Stella Maria Stella looks through many portfolios of different artists every day, gaining new inspirations for herself from the creativity shared all around the world. A philosopher both in her soul and in her education, she is also a dedicated art lover and amateur musician. To her, art and music are the main sources of a happy life.
Valentyna Visir Valentyna Visir earned a Master’s Degree in Political Science, but later decided that politics was not for her. She enjoys to travel and the first place she goes to in any new country is always a museum or gallery. As an art lover and amateur photographer, she enjoys discovering emerging artists and their works.
Mihail Volovik Mihail Volovik is originally from Ukraine, and he graduated in Marketing in Augsburg, Germany. As part of his work with Agora Gallery, he enjoys the opportunity to get exposed to different fine art samples from artists’ portfolios. Mihail has lived in and travelled to many countries, and he loves to communicate in different languages.
Agora Gallery
530 West 25th Street New York 10001 NY.
(+1) 212-226-4151 (+1)212-966-4380 Miki Stiles 1984