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Who we are

A global art practice, established in 2015. 

CuratorLove is comprised of various art professionals across the globe, with unique art backgrounds and expertise; individuals working together to provide custom experiences for our partners.  We collaborate directly with artists, galleries, museums, alternative spaces, art councils, startups, art publications, and corporations alike to produce innovative curatorial projects.


CuratorLove's global team of art experts

Erika Hirugami, MAAB

Founder & 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.


Lorena Gamboa Leon, BA

Creative Associate

Gamboa holds a BA in Architecture with a minor in Art History from the Anahuac Mayab University. She is an MAAB candidate with Sotheby’s Institute of Art, in conjunction with Claremont Graduate University.


Maria Resendez, BA

Collections Specialist

Resendez holds a BA from California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA). She joins CuratorLove after working with various Latinx arts organizations.


Lydia M Espinoza, BA

Social Strategist

Espinoza holds a BA from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), as well as degrees from Rio Hondo College, and Art Center. Media expert currently based in Los Angeles.


Dixie Lyn Boswell, MFA

Art Preparator

Boswell holds an MFA from Claremont Graduate University, and a BFA from Mississippi State University. She is an experienced art instructor who currently lives and works in the greater Los Angeles Area


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.


Aleksandr Romanovich Kats, AA

Content Producer

Romanovich Kats holds an AA in Comercial Photography from Santa Monica College.

He currently lives and works out of Los Angeles, California.