Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition
Exhibit Opening Reception: Saturday February 8 6-9pm
Juror Elizabeth Heskin
Elizabeth Heskin has over 30 years of successful experience in the international art world including sales, curating and administration. Ms. Heskin began her career brokering private sales as the assistant to a private NYC art dealer. She went on to become the gallery director for Edward Thorp Gallery when it was located in SoHo. There she managed all aspects of running a commercial art gallery, specializing in recruiting and nurturing artists, developing their abilities and educating the public.In 2006, she opened Heskin Contemporary, a gallery in Hells Kitchen, dedicated to creating and deepening a space for emerging and mid career artists with distinguished worldwide presence. After closing the gallery in 2015 she continues to deal privately and curate exhibitions at different venues. Most recently, she co-curated with Patricia Spergel, “Drishti: A Concentrated Gaze,” which included 35 artists and was mounted at 1285 Avenue of the Americas’ ground floor gallery. Ms. Heskin’s extensive contacts with buyers, artists, museums and art consultants along with her outstanding interpersonal skills, have made her a stand-out in the contemporary art world.
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