Laura González

Laura González is an art advisor at sokoloff + associates llc, where her focus is on developing private and institutional collections of contemporary and Latin American art, and creating curatorial strategies, events, and initiatives.

 

Prior to joining s+a, llc she served as Director of Latin American Art at Phillips Auctioneers, where for four years she promoted emerging and established contemporary artists from the region. During her tenure at the auction house, Ms. González was responsible for business development and client management in the Contemporary and the Latin American Art departments, as well as catalogue production, exhibition design, and art historical research. She is credited with helping reposition the Latin American market within the contemporary field, granting it a broader global context.

 

A graduate of Yale University’s History of Art Department, Ms. González was a Goodyear Curatorial Fellow at the Yale University Art Gallery, where some of her responsibilities included researching and cataloguing the gallery’s extensive collection of Greco-Roman and Mesoamerican art.  She completed her Senior Thesis on Pablo Picasso’s Post-War paintings of children, and has written for publications such as Claridad in Puerto Rico, Artlog in New York City, and the Yale Daily News in New Haven.