AXP Curator Choice: Angelica Semmelbauer



Angelica Semmelbauer (@angelicasem) is a private art advisor based in NYC, and founder of art advisory company Ellipsis Art, where she advises private clients on art acquisition and collection management, and also represents a roster of artists from her previous 15-year career as a gallerist. During her tenure as Director at Mimi Ferzt Gallery in New York (2005-2015), which specialized in Russian Non-Conformist and Contemporary Art, she organized important curatorial exhibitions for these artists, and placed many of them in important private and public art collections around the world, including the Guggenheim Museum, MOMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the State Tretyakov gallery, Moscow.

In her current private advisory role, she is most excited about building and expanding art collections for her clients. She also curates exhibitions for artists, organizes events, including studio visits, and creates marketing campaigns to bring visibility to contemporary and mid-career artists. 

Angelica serves on the membership committee of ArtTable, the leading organization for professional women in the arts, and as Communication Officer for the NYU Alumni Council, where she received her Master’s Degree in Visual Arts Administration (Class of 2004).