Meet Our Founder

With proven abilities in both artistic and business spheres, “Micco” Spinelli-Medici di Palma provides hands-on consulting and advisory services for clients in the fine-arts, gemstone jewelry, and other high-value categories of the luxury goods sector.

He is a graduate of EM Lyon (IAE), Rhode Island School of Design (BFA), and  ECAL Lausanne Suisse (MBA-International Arts Commerce). He serves as a director on the boards of Compass Group, Swiss Hospitality Guild, and Thornstar Initiatives; he is senior Board Chair of Global Epicurean GmbH, and is a founding member of both California Art for the Arts, Federation of Italian Artisans, Palazzo Spinelli School of Fine Arts & Restoration.


From early in his career, an interest in communications, paired with his creative and marketing skills, encouraged him to author various programs to promote cross-cultural initiatives and creative innovation. These programs have been implemented for the Australian government, United Nations Trade Development Council, Barbara Rockefeller Foundation, Edward de Bono School of Thinking, The Gallery of applied Arts New York, Ford Foundation, Smithsonian Archives, Greek Cultural Ministry, and many others.


He has also lectured extensively on various topics including: “Cultural Diplomacy through the Arts”, Universal Principles of Aspirational Marketing”, “Innovation and Creative Ideation Strategies”, and “The Commercial Impact of Quality Design”, at University of Milan, Fashion Export Bureau-France, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Goldsmith’s Hall London, European Guild of Hospitality & Restaurant Managers, American Crafts Council, Taipei’s Global Products Center, Council on Asian-American Commerce, Nieuwe Amsterdamse Kunstraad (Arts Council), København Kunstfond-Copenhagen Arts Foundation, University of Qatar-Doha, and numerous other institutions.


The nurtured relationships and invaluable associations from a lifetime involved in the arts, and an organization of uniquely skilled professionals, allows Inter-Arts to offer advisory, curatorial and agency services with an unparalleled breadth of expertise for its clients worldwide.


Global Fine-Arts Marketing  /  Curatorial Services  /  Strategic Consulting

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