Cornelia Grassi opened greengrassi, a contemporary art gallery in London in 1997. It represents artists from the UK, Europe and the United States including among others Tomma Abts, Moyra Davey, Roe Ethridge, Vincent Fecteau, Joanne Greenbaum, Sean Landers, Simon Ling, Margherita Manzelli, Silke Otto-Knapp, Jennifer Pastor, Alessandro Pessoli, Allen Ruppersberg, Frances Stark and Pae White.
She is currently on the executive committee of the Society of London Art Dealers (SLAD), a founding member of the International Galleries Alliance, and is on the Advisory Committee of Artists’ Lives, part of the National Life Stories oral history programme of recordings at the British Library. She was a guest tutors at Golsmiths College and the Slade School of Art.
Cornelia completed her BA in Art History at New York University and an MA in the History of Art at the Courtauld Institute London.