Maria Gabriela Mizes
Principal at Gaby Mizes Fine Art
MARIA GABRIELA MIZES is an established collections manager with 39 years’ experience in registrarial processes in art museums. Her skills include coordination of exhibition installations, tracking movement and inventory of artworks, management of loans in the U.S. and abroad, and development and organization of art storage spaces.
Gaby is the Principal Art Advisor at Gaby Mizes Fine Art organizing and curating exhibitions, representing artists from the DMV area as well as Latin American artists and artists with special needs. She has worked at Glenstone Museum for fourteen years as Director of Registration where she orchestrated the move of its post-World War II and contemporary art collection into a new building which opened in October 2018. Shehas also worked for other private art collections, and for the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research in Maryland, the American Federation of Arts and MoMA in New York, and the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires. She often delivers presentations about the challenges of contemporary collections, registration, and conservation procedures.
Gaby received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University in New York City graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with honors in Art History. She completed Museum Studies at the Instituto Argentino de Museología in Argentina and is a member of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), the Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS), and ArtTable as well as advisor of the Washington Sculptors Group. She was born in Buenos Aires and lives in Rockville, Maryland, with her husband and daughter.