Society for Art Collection

A platform for the exchange of ideas amongst art collectors

Mr. Jess Castellote

Mr. Jess Castellote (Zaragoza, Spain, 1956) has been working in Nigeria since 1984. He holds a Master’s degree in Architecture (UPV, Valencia) and one in Art History (UNED, Madrid).

He is the Director of the Foundation for Contemporary and Modern Visual Arts (FCMVA). He also acts as an independent art advisor on art matters to private and corporate bodies. In 2012, he edited the book titled Contemporary Nigerian Art in Lagos Private Collections. In 2014, he co-authored a book monograph on the artist Ben Osaghae and in 2016, he co-edited a book on Kolade Oshinowo. He also co-authored the book “Collecting Art: A Handbook” published in 2017.