Who we are

A new kind of art practice, established in 2015. 

CuratorLove is comprised of various art professionals from all over the globe, with unique art backgrounds and expertise; individuals working together to provide a customized experience for each and every one of our partners. 

We collaborate directly with international artists, galleries, museums, alternative spaces, art councils, startups, art publications, and global corporations alike to produce innovative curatorial projects.

Together we transcend contemporary art business.


CuratorLove's global team of art experts

Erika Hirugami, MAAB

Curator & CEO

Hirugami is a Getty Foundation Scholar and a Kress Foundation Fellow who has held various positions in Museums and Galleries across the US and Mexico.

Hirugami holds an MAAB from the Sotheby's Institute of Art and various BA(s) from UCLA.

Giovanna Violi, MA

VP & Academic Researcher

Violi is a researcher and writer based in London, who holds an MA in Caribbean and Latin American Studies from UCL as well as  BA(s) in Art History and History from UCLA.

Violi is currently focusing on London's vibrant art scene, aesthetic practice and culture.

Darlene Stephanie, MAAB

Art Consultant & Curatorial Assistant

Stephanie is an art consultant for various galleries and cultural institutions within Los Angeles and internationally.

Stephanie holds an MAAB from Sotheby's Institute of Art and a BA in Art History from UCLA.


Lily Jiménez-Dabdoub, MSc

Public Relations Coordinator

Jiménez-Dabdoub is currently a cultural promoter and photographer working out of Mexico City. 

Jiménez-Dabdoub holds an MSc from Goldsmiths, and a BA from UNAM, with a minor in Museum Engagement. 

Alicia Marie Calderón, MAAB

Art Fair Specialist

Calderón is a marketing and research advisor based in New Mexico.

Calderón holds an MA in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in Los Angeles, and a BA in Art History from the University of New Mexico.


Gillian Jackman, BA

Sales Associate

Jackman is a management and sales specialist currently residing in Los Angeles. 

Jackman holds a Bachelor of Art in Art History from UCLA and a degree in Photojournalism from the International Center of Photography.