Alpha’a is an online, community-oriented platform offering tailor-made art collections for businesses across all industries including hospitality, tech, interior design and more. Founded by Brazilian-born, New York based Manuela Seve and Renata Thomé, Alpha’a makes artists’ works, primarily limited-edition prints, accessible to audiences all around the world through cutting-edge technology.
With a network of more than 7,000 artists, Alpha’a has spearheaded initiatives with notable names in contemporary art such as Ernesto Neto, Jarbas Lopes, Alexandre Arrechea and Nelson Leirner. Alpha’a streamlines the supply chain process by printing pieces directly in the originating country of each client’s business. Clients include Airbnb, Gilt, West Elm and Zola.
Founder and CEO of Alpha’a. With a background in finance, Manuela worked as an equity analyst at Gávea Investments, one of Brazil’s most reputable investment management firms. Manuela’s trajectory in the art world began at an early age; she comes from a long line of art collectors with a foothold in the Latin American art market. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Manuela
received her Economics degree from IBMEC in Rio de Janeiro. She currently resides in New York City.
Partner and COO of Alpha’a. Renata brings an extensive network of collectors, artists and dealers to her work. Before joining Alpha’a she worked for major New York City galleries and auction houses including David Zwirner and in the Latin American art department at Christie’s. Previously, Renata worked as an art consultant for the online auction house Paddle8. Renata was born in Sao Paulo and currently lives in New York City.