Raina Himmelman

Research & Special Projects Coordinator

  • LocationNew York, United States



  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Writing
  • Print Design
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Creative
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Word
  • Customer Service
  • Copywriting

Work history


Research & Special Projects Coordinator

Schiff Fine Art

Jan 2016
  • • Produce proposals that generate funding for artist projects, exhibitions, editions programs, and strategic corporate partnerships • Liaise with galleries, artists, and institutions regarding invoices, images, exhibition previews, and fair previews • Conduct market research and compose reports on artists and works of interest for sales • Support sales team with research and deck production in preparation for auctions, and art fairs


Office Manager

Schiff Fine Art

Aug 2014 - Dec 2015
  • • Handled office finances including accounts payable, accounts receivable, deposits, and sales tax • Generated and organized invoices for art purchases • Maintained organization of internal database and online client collection database • Improved office efficiency by administering tech support, managing employee health insurance, and ordering supplies • Oversaw interns by delegating tasks and reviewing their work • Monitored and maintained company’s website and online presence


Archival Intern

Calder Foundation

Jan 2013 - Apr 2014
  • • Arranged computer-based catalogue entries and foundation’s physical archival files • Maintained archival database by scanning and processing images and catalogue excerpts • Developed and implemented organizational system for Foundation’s library and publications archive



Gagosian Gallery

Aug 2011 - Apr 2012
  • • Organized gallery’s archive and reference library • Collected media coverage of gallery and its artists from internet and printed materials • Conducted inventory of merchandise in gallery’s pop-up-shop • Assisted with administrative support including scanning images, filing documents, and shipment • Handled and delivered artworks and packages to artists and art buyers throughout the city



BA Art History

Barnard College

Aug 2016 - Aug 2016