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Nina del Rio

Highlights

  • Joined Sotheby’s in 1988
  • Obtained most of the American institutional collections that have come to market
  • Began her career as a Cataloguer in the Prints department
  • Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from Tufts University
  • Studied at the École du Louvre in Paris

Nina del Rio joined Sotheby’s in 1988 and has been in her current position since 2003. Under her direction, Sotheby’s has been privileged to offer the majority of American institutional collections that have come to market.

Ms del Rio began her career with Sotheby's as a Cataloguer in the Prints department. After a brief hiatus working at the Marlborough Gallery publishing prints, she returned to Sotheby's in 1995 to become Director of the Contemporary Prints department. In 1999, she began working on the launch of Sotheby’s online auction site and managed different aspects of Sothebys.com until moving to Museum Services.

Ms del Rio graduated cum laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History. She studied at the École du Louvre in Paris for one year, after which she worked at PS1 in Long Island City, New York.