Portrait of Maria by Lianna Tarantin

About Maria

Maria Brito is an award-winning contemporary art advisor, art collector, creative designer, public speaker, author and curator. Born in Venezuela and educated at Harvard, she has built the art collections and designed the residences of prominent CEOs, celebrities, and entrepreneurs, sharing her knowledge and creativity with her clients to empower them into becoming meaningful collectors. She serves as an art advisor and consultant for a variety of tech companies and lives in Manhattan with her Brazilian husband and their two sons.

She’s the author of two books: “Out There: Design Art Travel Shopping” published by Pointed Leaf Press in 2013 and winner of the USA Best Book Awards in both the Art and Design categories and “Greek Gotham”, published by Dio Horia in 2016 with an introduction by Jeffrey Deitch.

Maria and her projects have been featured extensively in national and international publications including The New York Times Style Section, T: The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, W Magazine, ELLE Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Time Magazine, New York Magazine, The New York Observer, The Economist, Interview Magazine, VOGUE Italia, VOGUE Mexico, VOGUE  Latin America, VOGUE Brazil, VOGUE China, VOGUE.com, ELLE Décor Spain, Departures, Forbes, Blouin ArtINFO, Hamptons Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, Architectural Digest, Modern Luxury, Refinery29, goop, Billboard, Marie Claire Australia, Marie Claire Spain, Allure, The Coveteur, House Magazine, Lifestyle Mirror, House Beautiful, Buro 24/7, Latina, Modern Magazine, The Daily Beast, and more.