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 Maeghan Reid, Assistant Director, born in California, received her BA from Hampshire College and her MFA from Claremont Graduate University. Engaging in past roles such as Gallery Director, Independent Curator, Art Fair Coordinator and Artist Studio Manager, Maeghan has experience not only behind the scenes but also at the forefront of Contemporary Art from Los Angeles to Berlin and now in New York City. Continuing with her diverse experience in the International art scene, she is excited to bring her unwavering passion and knowledge of the art world to Agora Gallery.
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.
Roanna Cada 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.
Gallery Assistant Michelle Morillo, Assistant Director, is an art business professional with a multicultural background, having lived in Mexico, Switzerland, the USA, and short stretches in Italy and France. She has over twelve years of experience in the art market, and has focused in art consulting, art sales, curating and artist recruitment. Her passion for the arts has taken her to important art fairs world-wide, and to visit and immerse herself in every Venice Biennale since 2003. She has a BA in Graphic Design and studied Art Appreciation in the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris.
Gallery Assistant Chiara Mortaroli, Registrar, originally from Italy. She has lived in Milan and Rome, where she received a BA in Art History with a focus on Renaissance Art. She has also studied painting and worked as a Sales Manager and Art Guide, traveling to major art cities in Europe. Chiara moved to New York City in 2009 to complete her MS Degree in Marketing. While delving deeper into the current international art market, she has honed both her research and development skills.

Find out more about Chiara in this interview on the Agora Art blog.
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.
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.
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.
PR Coordinator Olga Ku, PR Coordinator, A Master’s Degree in Finance and five years experience in that field could not tame her love for art, so Olga made a decision to change everything. She went back to school, graduated from Art Academy, and has been with Agora Gallery for the past 4 years. Besides enjoying amazing art, Olga gets to know our artists long before the exhibition and works with our team to create an individualized promotion plan for each one.

Meet our Representatives

Alexandra Cespedes Alexandra Beaty, has a BFA in fine arts; Alexandra is responsible for marketing artists nationally and internationally and assisting artists in refining their options. She is a strong believer in helping to develop talented artists as they emerge into the professional world of art.

Find out more about Alexandra in this interview on the Agora Art blog.
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.
Camilo Arevalo Camilo Arevalo is an art enthusiast with years of experience in talent search for Agora Gallery. Although he studied forensic psychophysiology, he has decided to turn his career towards digital arts and learning programming languages to resume what he’d started with his engineering studies in multimedia. He had studied fine arts as a hobby from a very young age, and one of his goals is to define a new concept of digital art textures.
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.
Kate Kalynovska Kate Kalynovska has a Master's Degree in Philosophy and is excited about art, psychology, and physical training. For Kate discovering talented people and helping them share their gift with others is inspiring and extremely rewarding. She believes that creativity is the key to inner harmony and cognition of the world.
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.
Eddie Dy Eddie Dy has an affinity for fine and colorful abstract paintings. He has a diverse background in sales, marketing and team leadership. He believes that the creative energy in producing a unique artwork is a beautiful escape from reality. His goal is to be a fine artist when he retires.
Gisseth Montoya Gisseth Montoya's personal approach to art and creativity is embodied by her own illustrations. Although her formal studies have an administrative background, she has always believed that art is an extension of the human being, connecting feelings and philosophies. This belief has led Gisseth to different experiences with art, one of which is creating a connection between artists from different places and their artistic careers, whilst promoting the exposure and advancement opportunities offered by Agora Gallery services.

Our support personnel include:

Dorothee Forster - Gallery Assistant
Language: Deutsch

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