Alexander Gray Associates is a contemporary art gallery in New York. Through exhibitions, research, and artist representation, the Gallery spotlights artistic movements and artists who emerged in the mid- to late-Twentieth Century. Influential in cultural, social, and political spheres, these artists are notable for creating work that crosses geographic borders, generational contexts and artistic disciplines. Alexander Gray Associates is a member of the Art Dealers Association of America.
Alexander Gray oversees exhibitions, programming, and institutional relations at the Gallery. Prior to establishing the Gallery with co-founder David Cabrera, he held numerous leadership positions in the arts, including Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue; Artpace San Antonio; Art Matters Foundation; the National Campaign for Freedom of Expression; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and Visual AIDS. He is a trustee of the Archipenko Foundation, and serves on the board of Art Matters Foundation and Our Hen House. He has lectured extensively at schools and universities, including New York University; Yale University, New Haven, CN; School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; University of California, Los Angeles; Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA; and the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
David Cabrera oversees the management of the Gallery, including financial, personnel, and operations. He established the Gallery with co-founder Alexander Gray. As an artist, his work has been exhibited internationally since the 1980s. He was a graduate faculty advisor at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and has lectured on contemporary art at Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; University of California, Irvine; University of California, Los Angeles; and Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA. He has designed and taught courses on professionalism in the visual art for graduate students. He also serves as President and Chair of the Board of Directors of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, Woodstock, NY; is on the Advisory board of Our Hen House; and is a hospice vigil volunteer with Visiting Nurse Service of New York. He received his BFA and MFA in Post-Studio Art from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).
Ursula Davila-Villa joined the Gallery from the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas, where she served as the Associate Curator of Latin American Art from 2005-2012. While serving at the Blanton, she curated and organized celebrated exhibitions and programs, including the exhibitions Waltercio Caldas (2012); Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan (2012), Recovering Beauty: the 1990s in Buenos Aires (2011), Manuel Alvarez Bravo and His Contemporaries (2010); and The New York Graphics Workshop (2008). Her curatorial work was recognized in 2011 with a Curatorial Excellence Award from the Apple Valley Foundation. Prior to her work at the Blanton Museum, she held positions at the Cai Guo-Qiang studio, Galeria OMR, Mexico City; the Guggenheim Museum, New York; and Art in General, New York. She has served as a juror and nominator for numerous grant-making agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts, United States Artists, Art Matters, Fundação Ibere Camargo. She holds an MA in Museum Studies from New York University and a BA in Architecture and Urbanism from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico; she completed additional studies at the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico; Université Laval, Quebec; Technische Universiteit Delft, Netherlands; the University of Texas, Austin; and the Getty Leadership Institute.
As Director, John Kunemund leads sales; client services; and art fairs, developing and implementing strategies to advance engagement and acquisition of Gallery artists. He holds a BS in Economics, with dual minors in Art History and German from Duke University. Prior to joining the Gallery in 2013, he worked as a financial analyst for a New York private investment bank.
Peter Vargas oversees the operations of the Gallery. He holds a BFA in Illustration from Parsons the New School for Art and Design. He has previously worked as Art Handler for Staley Wise Gallery, Fortress Fine Art Storage, Sheila-Johnson Design Center, and CWC-I Creative Agency/gallery hanahou, all in New York City.
Carly Fischer serves as Associate Director, working in the areas of programming, research, and artists relations. She holds a BA in Art History from Tulane University, New Orleans. She has held internships at Arts Council of New Orleans; Sean Kelly Gallery, Jim Kempner Fine Arts, and Alexander Gray Associates, New York.
Alejandro Jassan serves as Associate Director, working in in the area communications and events for the Gallery’s programmatic and curatorial activities. He holds a BA in Graphic Design from the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, and a MA in Contemporary Art from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York. He has worked as a designer and social media manager at The Water Tank Project, as assistant advisor to Fiore Art Advisory, and production assistant at Spring/Break Art Fair, New York. He previously held gallery internships at Hasted Kraeutler and Alexander Gray Associates, New York.
Victoria Pratt handles financial matters and oversees human resources of the Gallery. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Business from Tulane University, and an MA in Museum Studies from New York University. She previously worked at Art Preservation Services, and has had internships at the Grey Art Gallery; the New York Public Library; and the Louisiana State Museum.
Jenna Marvin provides general staff support and assistance throughout the Gallery and oversees reception. She holds a BA in Art History and Economics from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She has held internship positions at Frank Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, and Alexander Gray Associates.
Evan Halter assists with all aspects of art handling and art preparation. He holds a BFA from The Art Academy of Cincinnati, and a MFA from Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts. He previously worked at The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH and Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. He has held internships at Joseph Winterhalter, Cincinnati, OH.
Carolina Maestre provides general staff support and assistance throughout the Gallery. She holds a BA in Art History and Hispanic Studies from Fordham University. She has held internship positions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Henrique Faria Fine Art, and El Museo del Barrio, all in New York.
Glorimar Garcia provides general staff support and assistance throughout the Gallery. She holds a double BFA in Art History and Painting from The Art Academy of Cincinnati. She has previously held an internship at The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center in Covington, KY.
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