Jurors & Curators

Roberta Gonella, Presiding Jury and Head Curator with twenty years experience in the art world, as gallery owner, art consultant, and curator of various art events around the world. Ms. Gonella was responsible for introducing to the Miami Market “The Young Mandarins” which showed at Art Basel Miami Beach in 2006. In 2013, she was responsible for the groundbreaking show “Arachnes Return” in Zurich, which showed new tapestries using digital computers featuring the Jacquard loom. She writes the Visionary Art Trends blog with a following of more than 40,000 art lovers.

Richard L. Tooke, Curator/Juror for the Exhibition. Mr. Tooke brings his thirty years experience in the field of Photography where he was Director of Rights and Reproductions at the prestigious Museum of Modern Art in New York as well as serving as curator for the Fundraising Exhibitions for the Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art and Active Member of the Friends of Arts with an extensive Art Collection comprised of established artists he continually searches out exciting new emerging artists from around the world .His belief is to support young artists who have devoted themselves to creating original viewpoints of the world, which then enrich our lives.

Silvia MedinaCurator/Juror of the Exhibition. Ms. Medina was founding member of the Havana Biennial as well as Wilfredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba. She worked at the Foundation for the Development of the Arts and Execute Director of Sala Mendoza in Caracas, Venezuela. Her present position is a curator at Fairs and Galleries worldwide.