Ellie is a Cuban-American entrepreneur and the founder of Hayworth, an independent PR and communications consultancy committed to promoting intrepid ideas in the arts. Ellie's passion lies in galvanizing a community of curious culture-seekers around events, programs, and panels that both reference and unpack contemporary social phenomena — in the arts and well beyond.
Hayworth spearheads comprehensive programmatic campaigns in collaboration with SUITE NY, Social Studies, and Studio SKD, among others. In past roles, she oversaw communications for clients such as the Aspen Art Museum, Frieze Art Fairs, 21c Museum Hotels, The Brant Foundation, New York Botanical Garden, kurimanzutto new york, and Andrea Rosen Gallery, amonth others. Ellie has held positions with Third Eye, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Vogue, and the NEWD Art Fair in Bushwick, Brooklyn. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Art History at Vanderbilt University and a Masters of Art Business from Sotheby's Institute.