Melissa Barbagallo | Head Of Sales Modern and Contemporary
International Private Sales
+34 910 325 114
Melissa specializes in private sales in the international secondary market, focusing primarily on Modern and Contemporary Art. She comes from an extensive sales background with seven years of commercial gallery and auction experience. She worked as an Art Advisor for an established Miami gallery focusing on Modern and Contemporary masters, where she developed an expansive clientele spanning North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Prior to this she worked for a prominent New York gallery, focusing on Contemporary Middle Eastern Art, where she developed close relationships with collectors, artists, museums and institutions.
Throughout her career, she has truly encompassed working in a global art market by participating in art fairs in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Istanbul, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Colombia, Beijing, and Maastricht. Melissa holds a Masters in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art and a Bachelors in Art History and Media Studies.