MA, Sotheby's Institute of Art, London; BA, La Universidad de Los Andes
Francesca Bellini-Joseph is a London-based art expert, collector and entrepreneur. Bellini-Joseph is a member of the Tate Museum’s Latin American Acquisition Committee, Tate Gold Patrons Ambassador, Patron of Delfina Foundation, Patron of The Royal Academy of Arts and supports an artist grant in Colombia's Flora Ars + Natura. She is the founder of Portafolia Studio, a marketing and communications studio working directly with art institutions and businesses in Europe, the US and Latin America. Clients include Phillips (LDN/NYC), Kayne Griffin Corcoran (LA), Sicardi Gallery (Houston), and Flora Ars + Natura (Bogotá). A specialist in the Latin American art market, she has worked with ArtTactic and Frieze Art Fair. Bellini-Joseph has contributed to various newspapers and magazines including The Financial Times and BBC World Services. Bellini-Joseph is a faculty member in the Department of Online Studies from Sotheby’s Institute since 2014 and is a guest lecturer at the Institute’s MA Art Business and Executive Education on the topics of The Latin American Art Market and Innovation in the Art Market, respectively.
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