Meet the Staff

Vanessa LopezVanessa 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.



Gabriella SilvagnoliGabriella Silvagnoli, Associate Sales Manager 

Gabriella Silvagnoli is HK Art Advisory’s senior art consultant. Originally from Puerto Rico, Gabriella graduated from Boston University with honors in art history.  She worked in entertainment in Los Angeles until moving to New York City where she honed her art skills working at Christies Auction House and then at Guy Hepner Gallery.  She is the Director of the social media program at HK and immensely enjoys working with and viewing art and photography, working with artists and specifically developing rich individual relationships with our clients long term.   A Bushwick Brooklynite, she enjoys traveling & writing.  



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!          


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