• Sandra Hindman

    FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT

    Sandra divides her time between Paris, Chicago, and New York. Expert in manuscript illumination, Sandra Hindman holds a Ph.D. in the History of Art and has written many books and articles on the subject of illuminated manuscripts. She is Professor Emerita of Art History at Northwestern University..

  • Laura Pauly

    BUSINESS MANAGER - CHICAGO AND NEW YORK

    Laura holds a MBA from the University of Houston with a specialization in accounting and finance and a B.S. degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin. She has worked as an independent accountant for over 20 years for a variety of different businesses. She joined Les Enluminures in September of 2012.

  • Tomas Borchert

    ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR - CHICAGO

    Tomas holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Legal Studies from the University of Sussex in Brighton and an MA in History from Leiden University. He joined Les Enluminures in 2021. His responsibilities include working with clients in North and South America as well as organizing fairs and other special events in the United States and abroad.

  • Isi Ennis

    GALLERY MANAGER - CHICAGO

    Isi holds a B.A. in the History of Art and Architecture with a minor in Studio Arts from DePaul University. She joined the team in June of 2018. As Gallery Manager, Isi handles inventory, gallery operations, and manages all Les Enluminures social media accounts.

  • Ashley Sorensen

    GALLERY ASSISTANT - CHICAGO

    Ashley holds a B.A. in History of Art and Architecture with a minor in Biological Sciences from DePaul University. She joined Les Enluminures in 2021 and supports the Chicago team with gallery operations, inventory, and accounting.

  • Gaia Grizzi

    BUSINESS AND OFFICE MANAGER - PARIS

    Gaia received her Laurea degree in Art History in 2005 from the University of Parma in Italy, where she specialized in medieval iconography. She earned a Masters I from the École du Louvre in Museology and a Masters II in the Art Market with a thesis on medieval manuscripts. She joined Les Enluminures in 2007 and as Office Manager oversees Paris operations, accounting, and publications.

  • Karen Gennaro

    OPERATIONS MANAGER - PARIS

    Karen holds a degree in literature from the University of Udine in Italy. She served as Office Manager in Paris for 5 years before leaving to work in television in Italy for 2 years. She rejoined the team at Les Enluminures in 2010 and is predominantly responsible for web content of the portal site and the rings site, as well as supporting aspects of European operations.

  • Fleur Callegari

    ART DIRECTOR - PARIS

    Fleur holds a First Class BA (Hons.) degree in Art History from the University of Manchester. She joins Les Enluminures in 2017, following ten years of experience in the auction world at Sotheby's and Pierre Bergé & Associés. Her responsibilities include working with European clients and organizing art fairs and other special events in Europe.

  • Fabio Epifani

    DIGITAL CONTENT DIRECTOR

    Fabio received a Laurea degree in Archaeology and Art History from the University of Milan in 2008 and a Specialized Masters in Management of Cultural and Artistic Activities from the ESCP-Europe in Paris in 2010. He joined Les Enluminures in 2011 and oversees updates of the websites.

  • Kristen Racaniello

    GALLERY MANAGER - NEW YORK

    Kristen holds an MPhil. in Romanesque and Gothic Art and Architecture, with a minor in Islamic Art from the Graduate Center, CUNY, along with multiple degrees in Art History, Curatorial Studies, and Practical Arts. Her research centers on the interaction of materials within the shrine complexes of the long twelfth century between Spain and France. She joined the team in 2016 and is predominantly responsible for managing the New York gallery, editing and producing the Les Enluminures podcast, and for virtual content production.

  • Laura Light

    DIRECTOR AND SENIOR SPECIALIST, TEXT-MANUSCRIPTS

    Laura holds degrees in history from Bryn Mawr College and in medieval history from UCLA. She has published widely on the Paris Bible and its precursors, including an exhibition catalogue on the Bible for Harvard University, where she worked as cataloguer of medieval manuscripts at the Houghton Library. She has recently edited a book on “Form and Function in the Late Medieval Bible.” She is in charge of cataloguing projects for text manuscripts.

  • Beatriz Chadour-Sampson

    SENIOR SPECIALIST, JEWELRY

    Based in England Beatriz is an internationally known jewelry historian with publications ranging from Antiquity to the present day: Doctoral thesis on the goldsmith Antonio Gentili da Faenza (1980); the jewelry collection of the Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne (1985) and rings from the Alice and Louis Koch Collection (1994), today in the Swiss National Museum, where she is a consultant. At the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, she was the curator for the William and Judith Bollinger Jewellery Gallery.