CUR8 is a private art consultancy firm, specializing in Commercial curation. Our clients include the World of McIntosh Townhouse in SoHo New York and Dida Homes design firm, located in the design district in Miami.
Our agency runs art programing for the philanthropic organization Beauty for Freedom. CUR8 creates art therapy lesson syllabuses. The agency facilitates several artist collaborations with the nonprofit. Our collaborative work with BFF brought CUR8 active directory to Ghana, Africa, in 2019.
CUR8 utilizes partnerships with severely established brands to foster symbiotic collaborations with in the practice of art curation and artist management.
Ashley Ramos | Founder + CEO
Immersed in the art world both domestically and abroad, Ashley provides access to the most coveted artists and cutting-edge marketing tactics. By leveraging her youthful high net-worth clientele and fruitful connections in the art-fair circuit, Ashley is keen on designing spaces that function as a platform to foster high sales volumes, while building exposure for her artists.
Polina Lysenko | Director of Operations
Claudia Mannix | Special Event Coordinator
Lana Lacey | Gallery Assistant
Board of Advisors
Hailey Barthel | Legal Advisor
With a background that includes extensive experience conducting legal research and drafting motions, orders, and final judgments, Hailey is involved in all phases of litigation, ensuring her clients are informed each step of the way. Before joining Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Hailey practiced at the HQ of Condon and Forsyth, a national New York based firm. Hailey furthered her litigation experience as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the Special Federal Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department.
Toni Ann Careccio | Investment Advisor
Toni Ann Careccio advises CUR8 gallery on all force of investment. Coming spring 2020 Toni will be offering client of CUR8 in house art investment advisory. She was most recently on the investment team at Edison Partners, a 33-year-old growth equity firm with over $1B AUM. Prior, she was the Co-Founder and COO of Axle Technologies, an enterprise solution that was acquired in 2019. Before Axle, Toni was a Vice President on the equity trading desk for the Bank of New York Convergex. She is actively consulting and advising several companies, helping them secure Seed – Series B funding.
Mathew Lasky | Communications Advisor
Kristin Campbell | Brand Strategist
Kristin Campbell is a Creative Lead for BuzzFeed, one of the largest digital media publishers in the world. She has an extensive background in marketing, production, creative writing and entrepreneurship. She looks to art, music and culture to create big ideas that make a big impact.
Carl Navarro | Event Ambassador
Carl is a Creative Producer at Recess Assembly who cultivates the relationships between clients passions’ to brands, culture, and communities around the world in order to create impactful, circular and cultural programming. He produces projects that link clients with strategic creativity, engaging content and multi-channel communications within a global resonance.
Chad Gavery | Media Ambassador
As Director of Wanderlust Management, Chad is able to furnish relationships through intimate connections and curative media enhancement, affording an expansive community of art and media professionals to connect our resident artists to industry opportunities.