Maria Brito is a New York-based contemporary art advisor, author, and curator. She is a Harvard Law School graduate, originally from Venezuela. Brito was selected by Complex Magazine as one of the 20 Power Players in the Art World and she was named by ARTNEWS as “one of the innovators who gets to shape the art world.” She has written for publications such as Entrepreneur, HuffPost, Elle, Artnet, Forbes, Cultured Magazine, Departures, Goop, and The Gulf Coast Journal of Literature and Fine Arts from the University of Houston, Texas.
Maria has curated art exhibitions in three continents and also created and hosted The "C" Files with Maria Brito, a TV and streaming series for PBS's station ALL ARTS.
For several years, Maria has taught variations of her creativity class in companies and also designed and launched Jumpstart, a comprehensive online program on creativity for artists, freelancers, managers and entrepreneurs based on years of practical work, research, and observation in both the worlds of business and art.
She lives in New York City with her husband and two sons.