Welcome to Agora Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 6pm
Address: 530 West 25th Street New York, NY 10001
Agora Gallery was established by the late Miki Stiles, MFA, to provide opportunities to artists entering the global art market. Ms. Stiles was a visionary who founded the gallery on the principle that all artists benefit from having their artwork promoted by a professional gallery. Located in the heart of the famous Chelsea art district, Agora Gallery occupies the ground floor of 530 West 25th Street. The gallery is frequented by art lovers looking to find and buy original artwork.
Meet Our ExpertsNeed an expert opinion? Get to know our staff of art experts who make Agora Gallery the friendly, professional place that it is. Our dedicated team works to ensure that all the details of an artist’s representation are handled efficiently, from shipping artwork to the many kinds of artist promotion in which the gallery is involved. Drawing on both theoretical and practical knowledge of art, and on their considerable experience of the contemporary art world, each team member strives to combine their skills to ensure that artists and collectors always experience the gallery at its best.
Take a 3D TourAgora Gallery is located in the heart of New York City’s renowned Chelsea art district, home to some of the world’s most prestigious galleries. Spanning the street level, our elegant, yet welcoming exhibition space is open and well-lit with 14-18 foot ceilings to allow all forms of artwork to shine. Great natural light and a versatile 4,000 square feet floor plan make Agora the perfect venue for artists and art organizations to exhibit their work.
Visitor InformationIf you’re an art lover visiting New York, you won’t want to miss the experience of exploring Chelsea, the gallery district internationally renowned for the diversity and talent it displays. Agora Gallery is a great example of a gallery that showcases the variety and skill present in contemporary art – so be sure to visit us during your time in New York! Admission is free to all.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11am – 6pm.
Meet Agora Gallery Team
Sabrina A. Gilbertson, Director, has a BFA degree from Boston University, with a concentration in Painting and a minor in Art History. Sabrina has worked in the New York art industry for over 12 years, coordinating exhibitions, art fairs and promotion for artists from around the world. Passionate about art for as long as she can remember, Sabrina celebrates contemporary artists and is devoted to the exploration and advancement of their artistic careers.
Shilan Samaei, Art Sales Consultant, has a BFA degree from American University of Dubai, with a concentration in Interior Design. Shilan has worked in the art industry for many years, as an art consultant, project manager, gallery director, and client liaison. Shilan has been working closely with artists from different backgrounds and cultures to create remarkable pieces for corporate offices, hospitality, and collectors. Shilan is passionate about art and love to help and promote artists from all around the world.
Carolina Carilo, Competitions Coordinator, is originally from Bogotá, Colombia, and graduated with a BA in Fine Arts with a concentration in print and a postgraduate degree in Art Education. A skilled workshop artist, she has also worked in cultural management and gained experience in art education. Being an artist herself she loves to help artists get more exposure via competition opportunities.
Page Carpenter, Associate Director, has a Master’s Degree in Fine & Decorative Arts from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Sewanee: the University of the South. Page is a talented copywriter with a strong understanding of fine art & its markets. She is dedicated to providing excellent content including promotional materials for our artists and exhibitions. She is passionate about creating compelling, relevant, and engaging content for art collectors, artists, and our audience within the international arts community.
Katrina Lacanaria-Reblora, Gallery Assistant, has worked in the corporate world for 12 years as a Senior Account Specialist, but has always been passionate about arts and has dreamed of becoming a fashion designer as a kid. She also enjoys painting portraits and still life as well.
Andra Bilici, Social Media Director, is a communications consultant with an extensive experience in Social media as well as Corporate Communication. She has studied philology, PR & Communication while pursuing her passion and interest for art. Andra enjoys working on various marketing initiatives, promoting artists during their representation and integrating contemporary art into the fast-paced social media world.
Roanna Cada, Graphic Designer, has a Bachelor’s Degree in IT, specializing in digital arts. She has years of experience working on web and graphic design. She enjoys working on graphic materials for Agora Gallery, drawing inspiration from artworks of the gallery’s represented artists. Gaining new perspectives in fine art, she is fond of reviewing artworks of emerging artists and grasping their passion with their art.
Gabriella Mazza, Artist Liaison, is a multilingual interpreter and visual artist originally from Italy. Gabriella provides language, copywriting and cultural adaptation services to better promote prominent designers, artists, and photographers. She is actively involved in the Queens and Brooklyn art scenes, curating and participating in shows, organizing gallery crawls and open studios, and providing opportunities for artists to grow. Currently, she is working on a new series of paintings on rebellious underwater creatures.
Ricardo Rodriguez, Web Designer, has a BA in Information Technology specialising in web development. With years of experience developing websites, Ricardo loves creating beautifully designed sites to showcase artists’ work. An artist himself, he also enjoys photography, dancing, and mountain climbing.Anna Karampela, Social Media Assistant, has a BA in Linguistics and received her M. Phil. in Computational Linguistics from Trinity College Dublin. Growing up around artists, she developed her love for art, an element that was further evolved during her travels and has been constant throughout her career. Anna is passionate about creating high-level texts for artists, promoting their work through social media platforms.
Maria Olsson Skalin, Gallery Assistant, is originally from Helsingborg, Sweden, and has a Master’s degree in Contemporary Art History from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York as well as a Certificate of Fine Art from the New York Academy of Art in Tribeca. Maria has been working in various sectors of the New York art industry since 2018, and is particularly passionate about the history of fine art photography and printmaking.
Yshay Manos, Art Consultant, has been involved in the New York City art scene since the early 1990s. Yshay’s spectrum of experience ranges from managing design and furniture galleries to owning a gallery dedicated to Asian antiques and fine arts and privately dealing in fine and decorative art. His artistic interests span photography, mid century arts and design, contemporary art and design, Asian antiques, and fine arts and he is also an avid photographer.
Grace Gedeon, Intern, has a BA in Multimedia Journalism from SUNY Purchase College. During her studies she also acquired a minor in Visual Arts with a focus in photography–– a passion that budded her sophomore year of high school. Grace has enjoyed incorporating aspects of her studies throughout her career and has done so in recent years by working as a camera assistant, photographer, videographer, editor, and producer. She especially likes to engage herself in all things creative, even the new, and is passionate about learning from those opportunities to expand her knowledge and understanding of the art world.
Maria Stella looks through many portfolios of different artists every day, gaining new inspirations for herself from the creativity shared all around the world. A philosopher both in her soul and in her education, she is also a dedicated art lover and amateur musician. To her, art and music are the main sources of a happy life.
Naomi Harris is a Marketing specialist with a decade of experience in marketing research, outreach and specialized communications. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from B K Birla College of Science. She believes that art, in any form, can have a tremendous impact on our emotions and mood. To free her imagination, she includes art in her spiritual practices. Outside of work, she loves to explore ancient heritage sites and study ancient literature.
Bev Eusebio has obtained a graduate degree in Marketing and Corporate Communications. She is a very optimistic person and enjoys traveling across the globe. She has always been inspired by fine art photographers.
Elle Angeles is a former educator who spearheaded improvement plans, and facilitated national workshops. These experiences developed her content and resources management skills as she and her team designed sustainability plans and projects. She shared her enthusiasm for photography and filmmaking with her journalism and broadcasting mentees, and currently flourishing her children’s photography and filmmaking skills.