Silvano Tardella founded the NAK Gallery in 2020, building on his passion for contemporary art and design. He is a purveyor of the arts and his desire to promote and share the work of excellent contemporary artists brought him to open the gallery.
Silvano is the founder of the successful urban design and landscape architecture firm NAK Design Strategies and is known throughout North America as a leading community designer. His work has influenced the growth and development of cities throughout North America.
Sylvette Brière, Art Director and Operations Manager
Sylvette Briere is the Art Director and the Operations Manager of the NAK Gallery. She has a Bachelor’s degree in High Finance from HEC Montreal, Import/Export division; a Bachelor degree in High Fashion and Design and Visual Art from UQO and Laval University and is in the process of completing a General Arts Master’s degree. She is an accomplished artist and a visionary entrepreneur.
As a project manager, Sylvette is creative in her approach and has a powerful business vision and an impressive network of contacts. Her goal is for the NAK Gallery to become a place that will stand out in the art world but also will serve NAK’s artists and clients with all the values that the Gallery promotes.
Emma Tardella has a BA and MA in cultural studies and brings 10 years of marketing experience to the gallery. She works with Sylvette and Silvano to procure and curate global contemporary artists to promote at NAK Gallery.
Mélanie has graphic design studies and an multidisciplinary artist. She bring her 10 years of experience as a project manager and web marketing specialist to the gallery. Melanie joint NAK team to assist the director Sylvette in daily duties.