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Elena Zaveleva

Elena Zaveleva

Adjunct Instructor

Elena Zavelev is the founder and program director of New Art Academy, an online art market education platform for the art world. Elena also co-founded Art Fairy Education, a provider of unique art tours and workshops for children and families at the art fairs. She consulted for a number of art businesses on marketing strategy and content, including 1stdibs, Collectrium (Christie’s Auction House); and Skate’s Art Market Research. Elena holds an M.A. in Connoisseurship and Contemporary Art from Christie’s Education.  She has guest lectured at Sotheby's Institute of Art and participated in multiple panel discussions and talks. She currently teaches courses on global art fairs and the art market for the NYUSPS Center for Applied Liberal Arts. 

Currently Teaching

New York Art Fairs This Spring: From The Armory Show to NADA New York

Discover the role of contemporary art fairs in today’s art market and attend curated tours of select art fairs in New York.

Art Careers Behind the Scenes: From Insurance to Technology

Explore a variety of career paths in the contemporary art world, and learn about them firsthand from art industry professionals.