Meet the Staff

Vanessa Lopez GaribaldiVanessa Lopez Garibaldi, President

Vanessa has been the Registrar at HKP since 2012. Native of Dallas, TX, she moved to New York to pursue an MFA in Drawing at the New York Academy of Art. During her studies, she interned at DFN Gallery and then at P.P.O.W Gallery. Upon graduation, she was promoted to Registrar at P.P.O.W Gallery, a position she held for five years. When not coordinating the buying and selling of photographs at HKP, she enjoys drawing and spending time with her husband and daughter.

 

 

/var/folders/zl/20w6xhkn1dz4mk11p3q2jl6m0000gn/T/A$C66BF1A1A.DWGElena Bermudez de Castro, Senior Advisor & Director

Originally from Spain and fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and English, Elena studied and worked for over 5 years in the Madrid international art world, having worked for the prominent Marta Cervera Gallery, assisting the Cultural Heritage Conservation Group Director for 5 years, and co-founding and managing her own Magazine. Elena decided to move to Brooklyn and obtain her MA in Contemporary Art and Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art. With 3 years experience in the New York art market, Elena has been collaborating in numerous art fairs and co-curating various shows with contemporary artists and Collectives such as the female-run Balloon Rouge. She combines her work at HK with her French Studies and her ultimate goal is to use combine her passion for  Art and Food so to conduct  meetings in restaurants with her dog, a goal we all have at HK Art Advisory.

 

Paige HanleyPaige Hanley, Gallery Associate

Paige, a recent art history graduate of University of Vermont has several years of interning at various galleries in both New York and Vermont and has found her new happy home with us. With a great skill in research and organization,  Paige brings to us her wonderful warmth and sense of humor and always has a smile When she’s not stopping people on the street to pet their dogs you can find Paige painting, making collage and partaking in one her many passions. 

 

 

 

 

Evan Haubner Evan Haubner, Associate Art Advisor

For the past 8 years, Evan has spent his time between New York City and South Florida, working for museums, galleries, and art conventions along the East Coast. After winning the 2014 Miami Herald Silver Knight in Art, he pursued his BA degree in Architecture and Visual Art at Columbia University. When he’s not submerged in the art market, Evan spends his “free time” as a commissioned artist, drawing hyperrealistic portraits for private clients.

 

 

 

 

 

Bella GillBella Gill, Chief Financial Officer

Bella Gill has been the head of acccounting and all things financial for the past 13 years. She has traveled the world her entire life and is fluent in Russian, Spanish, English, and Dutch. She has worked at top 20 CPW firms like CohnReznick and EisnerAmper.  A tireless woman trailblazer, she spends her time between Miami and New York and shares her lifewith her husband, daughter, and plethora of cats, mostly gifted from Marla.                                   

 

 

 

       

 

 

Danny HamiltonDanny Hamilton, Art Handler 

Daniel (Danny) Hamilton is our Head Art Handler and comes to us with 3 decades of experience spanning many aspects of the arts.  A true Renaissance man, Danny is a filmmaker, painter and composer in addition to his years of specializing in art handling and installation.  He has installed major shows at both Dia and the Guggenheim.  A down to earth, intellectual and kind soul, Danny shows all of us how to stay calm under pressure, encourages laughter and generally brings an energy to our environment that is of immeasurable value!

                 

Charlie RobertsCharlie Roberts, Director – Los Angeles Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PeachPeaches Wotten Totten, HKP Security Guard

 

 

 

 

 

DarlaDarla Mae Esperanza, HKP Receptionist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DestinyDestiny, Head of Shipping

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DonutDonut, Quality Control

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BaileyBailey, Head of Security

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Henry BellaterraHenry, Head Sourcer (of cats) & 

Freelance Tech Support

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peches & Darla Security Team