Team

Vanadana Puri

Director- Marketing and Development (India)

Having worked in the Luxury and Art market in India for several years, Vandana brings her keen understanding and insights to Art Select. Equipped with a plethora of experience in the luxury retail realm, she has headed some of the leading brands such as Vacheron Constantin, Chopard, and Piaget. Her ability to give efficient and effective direction to the brands in the Indian market has led to an influx of revenue. Her genial personality armed with her business acumen has resulted in building a strong and large roster of loyal HNI clients. She believe’s in the marketing mantra Product Management, Brand Management and most importantly Consumer Management.

Mazarine Memon-Baraz

Director- Marketing and Development (North America)

An accomplished award-winning artist, Mazarine has had several sold-out solo and group exhibitions around the world. She has an avid following of collectors and her works have pride of place all over the world.

Mazarine graduated in 1988 from the prestigious five-year applied art degree at Sophia College but has continued to learn and evolve as is apparent from her body of work of the past 25 years. She is skilled in a variety of mediums from charcoal to encaustic, but is biased to inks, acrylics and oils. Mazarine was born in Bombay (Mumbai) to an eccentric, fun loving, Zoroastrian family. She is of Iranian ancestry, Indian by birth, Italian at heart and Canadian by choice. Mazarine works out of The Art Brewery, her studio (a repurposed garage) in Toronto and occasionally conducts workshops in Art, Yoga, Reiki and Meditation.

Kavita Singh

Director- Design and Development

An entrepreneur by spirit she is deeply passionate about aesthetics, design and the fine arts. In her journey thus far, she has worked within the design industry across six cities. Her diverse experience spanning over 15 years includes setting up a bespoke design studio specialized in spatial and product design to working with Hirsch Bedner Associates, Singapore, the world’s leading Hospitality design firm–designing luxury hotels across South-east Asia. Her quest for knowledge and the need to constantly reinvent herself has led her to push her boundaries. Her last assignment in India, saw her organize two Architectural Exhibitions. This brought in thought leaders from over 40 of the world’s leading architectural firms. Multiple events including talks, panel discussions, curated walks and an exhibition ran concurrently over a three week period in association with The India Design ID 2016 & 2017 and the India Art Fair.

She holds specialisms in Interior Architecture and Design as well as Business Management. Her body of work spans the residential, resort, hospitality and commercial architectural space. She leads from the front, taking pride in being involved in all aspects of design from conceptualisation, budgeting, execution and project management. Her attention to detail and professional manner has endeared her to all and supported her success.

Tasneem Al Shurougi

Artist and Gallery Liaison

Tasneem Al-Shurougi is a graduate of the American University of Paris majoring in Art History and Visual Culture – Currently working as a Project Coordinator for all projects under Art Select. Her role is to represent and liaise with Local and International artists. Throughout her time between Paris and Bahrain, she has developed an eye for seeking young and local talents and encouraging them, by showcasing their works. Her aim is to break stereotypes and to empower the art sector in the Kingdom. She is extremely passionate about educating people, especially younger generations into cultivating a career into art and molding it into the global market. One of her main goals is to introduce Corporate Art Collecting in the financial sector.

Genevieve Fernandes

Manager-Administration

Genevieve is a graduate in Tourism studies with over 5 years of experience in the field of event management. Having worked as an administrative support professional in the past, her experience includes, managing fundraisers, sports tournaments and cultural events. Currently she handles corporate communications for the company, assists with public relations and liaises with vendors during art exhibitions.

Avelina Estibeiro

Manager- Finance and Marketing

Avelina Estibeiro is a graduate in Business Administration and has built a career in Finance & Marketing over the years. She has firsthand exposure in coordinating large and small-scale events. Backed up by more than 4 years of experience in developing marketing strategies as well collaborating payment & financial reports for clients in various industries predominantly IT and PR, her core strength lies in client management.

Naveen Dileep Kumar

Accounts Executive

Naveen D. Kumar is an independent and organized worker. A zoology graduate with a diploma in accounting, he brings three years’ experience in performing a wide range of office support and accounting support functions. His strong analytical skills and keen attention to detail make him a valuable resource for the company.

Team

Vanadana Puri

Director- Marketing and Development (India)

Having worked in the Luxury and Art market in India for several years, Vandana brings her keen understanding and insights to Art Select. Equipped with a plethora of experience in the luxury retail realm, she has headed some of the leading brands such as Vacheron Constantin, Chopard, and Piaget. Her ability to give efficient and effective direction to the brands in the Indian market has led to an influx of revenue. Her genial personality armed with her business acumen has resulted in building a strong and large roster of loyal HNI clients. She believe’s in the marketing mantra Product Management, Brand Management and most importantly Consumer Management.

Mazarine Memon-Baraz

Director- Marketing and Development (North America)

An accomplished award-winning artist, Mazarine has had several sold-out solo and group exhibitions around the world. She has an avid following of collectors and her works have pride of place all over the world.

Mazarine graduated in 1988 from the prestigious five-year applied art degree at Sophia College but has continued to learn and evolve as is apparent from her body of work of the past 25 years. She is skilled in a variety of mediums from charcoal to encaustic, but is biased to inks, acrylics and oils. Mazarine was born in Bombay (Mumbai) to an eccentric, fun loving, Zoroastrian family. She is of Iranian ancestry, Indian by birth, Italian at heart and Canadian by choice. Mazarine works out of The Art Brewery, her studio (a repurposed garage) in Toronto and occasionally conducts workshops in Art, Yoga, Reiki and Meditation.

Kavita Singh

Director- Design and Development

An entrepreneur by spirit she is deeply passionate about aesthetics, design and the fine arts. In her journey thus far, she has worked within the design industry across six cities. Her diverse experience spanning over 15 years includes setting up a bespoke design studio specialized in spatial and product design to working with Hirsch Bedner Associates, Singapore, the world’s leading Hospitality design firm–designing luxury hotels across South-east Asia. Her quest for knowledge and the need to constantly reinvent herself has led her to push her boundaries. Her last assignment in India, saw her organize two Architectural Exhibitions. This brought in thought leaders from over 40 of the world’s leading architectural firms. Multiple events including talks, panel discussions, curated walks and an exhibition ran concurrently over a three week period in association with The India Design ID 2016 & 2017 and the India Art Fair.

She holds specialisms in Interior Architecture and Design as well as Business Management. Her body of work spans the residential, resort, hospitality and commercial architectural space. She leads from the front, taking pride in being involved in all aspects of design from conceptualisation, budgeting, execution and project management. Her attention to detail and professional manner has endeared her to all and supported her success.

Tasneem Al Shurougi

Artist and Gallery Liaison

Tasneem Al-Shurougi is a graduate of the American University of Paris majoring in Art History and Visual Culture – Currently working as a Project Coordinator for all projects under Art Select. Her role is to represent and liaise with Local and International artists. Throughout her time between Paris and Bahrain, she has developed an eye for seeking young and local talents and encouraging them, by showcasing their works. Her aim is to break stereotypes and to empower the art sector in the Kingdom. She is extremely passionate about educating people, especially younger generations into cultivating a career into art and molding it into the global market. One of her main goals is to introduce Corporate Art Collecting in the financial sector.

Genevieve Fernandes

Manager-Administration

Genevieve is a graduate in Tourism studies with over 5 years of experience in the field of event management. Having worked as an administrative support professional in the past, her experience includes, managing fundraisers, sports tournaments and cultural events. Currently she handles corporate communications for the company, assists with public relations and liaises with vendors during art exhibitions.

Avelina Estibeiro

Manager- Finance and Marketing

Avelina Estibeiro is a graduate in Business Administration and has built a career in Finance & Marketing over the years. She has firsthand exposure in coordinating large and small-scale events. Backed up by more than 4 years of experience in developing marketing strategies as well collaborating payment & financial reports for clients in various industries predominantly IT and PR, her core strength lies in client management.

Naveen Dileep Kumar

Accounts Executive

Naveen D. Kumar is an independent and organized worker. A zoology graduate with a diploma in accounting, he brings three years’ experience in performing a wide range of office support and accounting support functions. His strong analytical skills and keen attention to detail make him a valuable resource for the company.