Our Team

Accessible Art Fair - Meet the ACAF Team - Stephanie Manasseh

STEPHANIE MANASSEH

CEO&FOUNDER

stephanie.manasseh@gmail.com  www.stephaniemanasseh.com

After completing her degree at McGill University, Stephanie left her native Montreal and has been living in various European countries for almost 20 years. She settled in Belgium in 2004 which is where the concept of the Accessible Art Fair was born. Her idea was to give a high end showcase to unknown artists and make them accessible to a discerning audience. Now in its 11th year, Stephanie is proud of how it has developed into a recognisable brand while still offering opportunities to international artists and art buyers. Stephanie is also an art consultant for corporate clients has also curated for luxury brands - BMW, Montblanc, American Express - to name a few. Stephanie has also recently been an invited speaker at the International New York Times "Art For Tomorrow" conference, sharing a stage with Marina Abramovic and Jeff Koons, and has participated in a TedX talk.

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OHANA NKULUFA

Young Emerging Curator

Ohana Nkulufa, 28,  was born in Brussels to Congolese parents. Ohana has always been an enthusiats of art and design and knew that she would work in the field. After completing her degree in Interior Design in Saint-Luc Brussels, she did her Bachelor's degree in History of Art in ULB Brussels. In 2010 Ohana decided to leave Brussels for Paris, where she completed a MBA in Market and International Art Trade at ICART.  While in Paris, Ohana worked at the Galerie Perrotin in communications and sales. Upon returning to Brussels in 2015, Ohana set out to curate her first exhibition entitled "Through their eyes" showcasing young Belgian artists. After the terrorists attacks in Brussels in 2016, she wanted to express her feelings of sadness through art and set up the Inside Out Project in Brussels. Inside Out Project is a project from the French artist JR who set out to get art out of the walls of galleries and museums. The feedback was incredible and she managed to bring together 450 artists on Place Poelaert. 

Accessible Art Fair - Meet the ACAF Team - Alina Ologu

ALINA OLOGU

Project&Communications Assistant

aologu.aaf@gmail.com

Alina started working for the Accessible Art Fair almost one year ago and she is pursuing a professional path in the art world. Cultural Management MA graduate at ULB, Brussels, former scholarship-holder in France and her other MA and BA degrees completed in Romania, she is academically shaped in the field of Communication, Media and Cultural Studies. With a background in film industry and art market research, she is building her career with devotion, creativity and passion. Always seeking knowledge, she finds that learning from the right people and loving what you do can be truly enlightening.

Accessible Art Fair - Meet the ACAF Team - Youngmi Lamine

YOUNGMI LAMINE

Marketing Event Strategist

ym.lamine@gmail.com

YoungMi is a Marketing Event Strategist, who worked in corporate blue-chip companies, specialised in large-scale events. A few years ago, she decided to focus her career in the art sector. Graduated from London Metropolitan University with an MA in Marketing Events,  she studied Art Management at Birkbeck University and Art Business at Sotheby's Institute of Art. In her spare time, she is an enthusiastic photographer.

Accessible Art Fair - Meet the ACAF Team - Jérémy De Preker

Jeremy DE PREKER

Sales&Online Marketing Intern

depreker.aaf@gmail.com

Jérémy is soon to be graduate at the EPHEC business school of Brussels. He studies marketing with specialization in communication that allows him to combine his commercial knowledge with his appreciation for art. Fast learner and good listener, he applies all his capacities to contribute at the best of his abilities to the success of the Accessible Art Fair.

Accessible Art Fair - Meet the ACAF Team - Mathilde Van Brussel

Mathilde Van BrusseL

Communication&Online Marketing Intern

vanbrussel.aaf@gmail.com

Mathilde is from Belgium and is now finishing her Master’s Degree in Advertising and Commercial Communication at IHECS in Brussels. Having been brought up in Paris, New York, Trieste and Brussels, she has developed a unique way of looking at the World through the lens of her photo camera and has developed from her childhood a profound sensitivity towards all forms of Art. Open-minded and passionate, she is eager to move into “the real life” of Art.