Loretta Howard Gallery specializes in classic Post War American art with an emphasis on artists who came to prominence in the 1950s and 1960s. Gallery artists are associated with major movements of the period including Abstract Expressionism, Op Art, Minimalism and Color Field. In addition, the gallery represents a select group of mid-career artists. The gallery presents exhibitions and advises private and corporate collections. Loretta Howard Gallery has been established in Chelsea since 2010.
Loretta Howard, formerly of Jacobson Howard Gallery and Ameringer/Howard/Yohe Gallery was also a longtime director of the Andre Emmerich Gallery. She has established a strong reputation as a dealer representing artists and estates as well as being a secondary market specialist. Loretta Howard Gallery is well known for presenting historical exhibitions and publishing scholarly catalogues.
Loretta completed her MA degree and continued on in the PhD program in Art History at New York University’s Institute of Fine Art. She graduated from Amherst College in 1983. In the 1980's she was a founding member of New York Cares and remained a member of the board until 1989. She now currently serves on the Need Art Museum at Amherst College.
John Small, registrar of Loretta Howard Gallery. Originally from Canada, John received his Bachelors degree with honors in Fine Arts at the University of Manitoba. In 2010 he moved to New York where he graduated from Parsons The New School of Design with a Masters degree of Fine Arts in 2012. John has an extensive background in specialized art installation and fabrication. He has a continuing professional art practice comprised of painting and installation, and he is a dedicated Naturalist and field Ornithologist.
Gabby Johnson, Gallery Manager. Prior to joining Loretta Howard Gallery in Summer 2018, Gabby worked at a variety of art institutions such as The Whitney Museum of American Art, Bodega gallery, and Pierogi gallery. Gabby holds a B.A. in Sculpture and Art History from Sarah Lawrence College.
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