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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
School: Cornell University
Field of study: Art History


Isabel Malina
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Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences | June 2020 Ithaca, NY
• Major: History of Art; Minor: Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; French
• GPA: 4.0; Dean’s List Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018; Phi Beta Kappa
• Recipient of the 2020 Sampson Fine Arts Prize
• Awarded Magna Cum Laude for the honors thesis “Blood and Violence: Attraction and Repulsion in Ana Mendieta’s Blood Works”
• Relevant coursework: Renaissance and Baroque Art, History of Photography, Art and Architecture of Colonial Latin America, Visual Studies, Latin American Modernisms and Technology

Sotheby’s Institute of Art | Spring 2019 London, England
• Semester program focused on Art Business and modern and contemporary art history
• Topics covered included art market trend analysis, the auction process, international art law, and intellectual property law

Work Experience
bG Gallery Los Angeles, CA
Gallery Intern | May 2019 – August 2019
• Helped maintain gallery presence on Artsy, Artnet, and 1stdibs
• Sent out weekly email newsletters about upcoming gallery events

Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art New York, NY
Gallery Intern | June 2018 – July 2018
• Wrote, edited, and updated artist biographies for the gallery website (
• Catalogued 200+ gallery documents

What’s Next Productions Los Angeles, CA
Social Media Director | May 2017 – August 2017
• Created and distributed content to The West Wing Weekly’s 100K+ social media followers
• Managed The West Wing Weekly’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and website

Cornell Activities
History of Art Club (formerly History of Art Majors’ Society)
Vice President | Fall 2018 – Spring 2020
• Created and implemented strategies for recruiting new members through expanding outreach
• Helped with re-structuring the club’s purpose and functions to focus on smaller, dialogue-based events

Exhibition Team | Fall 2017 – Spring 2018
• Helped curate the student-run exhibition Shifting Ground at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
• Selected artworks and wrote wall text and catalogue essays

Hillel Major Speakers Committee | Fall 2017 – Spring 2020
• Worked to bring prominent Jewish speakers from a variety of fields to campus
• Involved with speaker selection, event planning, and marketing

Additional Skills
• Microsoft Office, photography, French (limited working proficiency), Mixmax, Mailchimp