Maribel López holds a BA in Art History from the University of Barcelona. From 1999-2007 she was vice director of Galeria Estrany-de la Mota in Barcelona and from 2007-2010 she led the Maribel López gallery in Berlin. She has also been a founding member of two curatorial groups: Creatures in Barcelona from 1994-2000 and THE OFFICE in Berlin from 2007-2010. In 2011 she was the first curator of the section Opening: Jóvenes Galerías at ARCOmadrid. Between 2011 and 2018 she has been director of sales and curated programmes at ARCOmadrid and ARCOlisboa. Since 2018 she has co-directed ARCOmadrid together with Carlos Urroz.