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Maria Sancho-Arroyo

Adjunct Faculty, MA Art Business, New York and Online Premier


ECOLE DU LOUVRE, Paris, France

MS Chemistry, Scientific study of paintings, UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA, Zaragoza, Spain

Maria is an art market professional with over 30 years of international experience in the art world, first at museums (National Museum of Catalan Art in Barcelona and at the Louvre in Paris) then at Sotheby’s Auction House in London. During her time at Sotheby’s, she gained experience in all aspects of the auction world with a focus on business and client development. She has participated in numerous auctions and worked closely with all Sotheby’s European offices.

Maria lectures regularly on art market trends at the London and New York Sotheby’s Institute, Georgetown University, Tsinghua University (China), Centro Universitario (Mexico), Art fairs and other venues across the globe. She is a regular contributor to the “Giornale dell’Arte”, the Italian edition of the Art newspaper and has written for other privately published art magazines.

She is fluent in Spanish, Italian, French and English and is currently teaching an MA course on International Art Markets, and MA Navigating the Art World - Introduction to the Metaverse, and runs an online premier course entitled The Art of Buying and Selling at Auction, in both the English and Spanish versions. She also directs student on their final thesis projects.

Maria Sancho-Arroyo
  • Publications


    Editor and co-author of "The Italian Embassy in London". A book on the art collection of the Italian Embassy in London, published by Allemandi, February 2017.

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