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Meet The Team

Meet The Team

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Sunaina Misra (she/her)


She is a founder of Artiste Culture, a research project that was initiated in 2020. She has an established global network of artists, curators, galleries and art professionals, and has experience as an Artist Liaison Manager, Project Manager, Art Consultant, Communications Manager, and Museum Manager. Her diversified exposure led to the project's inception, which assists artists and art professionals in successfully navigating the art industry worldwide. The consultancy currently represents artists and galleries from 8 different countries.

MA Design Management, Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Adele Carraro (she/her)

Partnership Executive

She Introduces Artiste Culture to the local art markets by strategically expanding the firm's network and outreach

BA in Curating and Art History, University of York. MSc in Culture and Society, LSE

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Lu Zhang (she/her)

Artist Consultant

She works as a PhD researcher in Art History for the University of Nottingham. She has a global network of artists and galleries and uses these connections to help artists achieve their goals and collectors find the best options to suit their individual tastes, needs and lifestyle

MA Art History and Business of Art and collecting, L'Institut D'etudes Superieures Des Arts, Paris. MA in Global Media and Postnational Communication, University of London

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Gonzalo Montanes (he/him)


He has participated in numerous exhibitions in Spain and China as both an artist and a curator. He also co-curated the exhibition 'Lost Modernity' at Reina Sofia Museum, as well as multiple exhibitions at La Juan Gallery, specialising in performance art. He brings a depth of academic and professional experience within the art world

BA Fine Art, Complutense University of Madrid. MA History of Contemporary Art and Visual Culture, the Reina Sofia Museum

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Kimberly Babin (she/her)

Art Dealer

She comes with varied experience in the art industry and has worked in depth with artists, collectors, galleries, and other art institutions. She has also been a curator and project coordinator with an art non-profit for 3 years producing 16 shows a year across three different galleries. She brings her knowledge, network and experience to Artiste Culture which lets her assist artists by helping them connect with distinct collectors and curators

Art Law, Sotheby's Institute of Art, Christie's Education, Institute of Art and Law

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Sophie Lefebvre Blachet (she/her)

Art Curator

She comes with extensive experience curating contemporary art shows, producing large-scale Caribbean festivals and bespoke events in Miami. She writes for art magazines and has published four books on career development for visual artists and an art abecedarium consisting of 111 interviews of art professionals. She is often invited as a speaker in France and the US to discuss the art market and contemporary art. She translates her experiences at Artiste Culture by helping international artists thrive in Miami 

Faculty of Law, Politics and Economics-University of Lille, France

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Joann D'souza (she/her)

Artist Liason

Joann introduces Artiste Culture to artists from all around the world. Alongside, she also maintains a database for artists according to their requirements. She loves painting and exploring different art techniques, which equips her with a unique insight into art. Her passion for art, excellent communication and interpersonal skills allow her to understand the needs of an artist and work accordingly


B.Com, Rosary College of Commerce and Arts

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Asma Shaikh (she/her)

Content Writer

Asma comes with previous work experience including sales, marketing, and several years of writing fictional stories, poems, and informative articles in her spare time. She has gained support as a writer from Wattpad creating a worldwide network of readers. Her passion for creativity and knowledge allows her to create informative and compelling content for our artists, blog, social media, and other articles. She also brings her digital skills to use by managing our website and social media platforms


BBA, Rosary College of Commerce and Arts

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Nina Bohata (she/her)

Content Writer and Artist Consultant

Nina comes with an intriguing background in music, film production and branding. During her spare time, she also maintains a music blog that has equipped her with excellent writing skills over time. She uses her journalistic approach to interview artists and write engaging newsletters and captivating blog pieces and articles for Artiste Culture. To check out her work, you can view her blog here


BA (Hons) Film, Media and Journalism, University of Stirling 

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Ayushi Vijay (she/her)

Artist Consultant

Ayushi is a ceramicist and a creative professional with varied experience in the art industry. As a product designer and an art enthusiast, she brings to Artiste Culture her growing network and creative insights which equips her to assist artists and introduce the organisation to the art industry in Bangalore.


Diploma in Product designing, Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Jaipur, India

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Anwar Shaikh (he/him)

Accountant and Central Repository Manager

Anwar comes with experience in market-driven research which helps him with client acquisition and generate data to assist with marketing services and database management. Alongside his research, he contributes to Artiste Culture by maintaining records of costing, services and company accounts


B.Com in Financial Accounting, Rosary College of Commerce and Arts 

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Are you passionate about contemporary art and would like to gain experience in the field? We are constantly looking for talented collaborators around the world. Write to us at with your resume and we will be in contact shortly!

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