Melina joined Heffel through the University of Toronto Art Museum internship program in 2014. She received her Bachelor of Arts (High Distinction) from the University of Toronto with a major in Art History and a double minor in Sociology and History. Melina is the recipient of several academic awards, including the Rita K. Teetzel Fellowship.
She is continuing her studies at the University of Toronto, as she works towards her Masters degree in Art History. Melina’s academic research is primarily dedicated to photography as well as Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art.
As Manager of the Toronto office, Melina works closely with all departments and has been instrumental in developing organizational systems to ensure the continued success and growth of the Toronto office. Melina also assists clients with consigning works to the online and live auctions, and has managed Heffel’s corporate divestment sales (HO2) out of Toronto.
Melina is pleased to bring her passion for art and organization to Heffel.
She is fluent in English and Spanish.