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 currently serves on the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College.
Sally Wilson, Registrar, Archivist and Staff writer. Prior to returning to the states, Sally was with the World Bank Group in the Africa Region. Sally has a Master’s of Science in Global Change and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in South Africa and Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, respectively. Sally maintains a flower arrangement practice at her home studio in Brooklyn.
Anthony Torrano, Gallery, and Media Manager. Prior to working at Loretta Howard Gallery, Anthony was the director of the Arts & Crafts Cooperative, Inc. in Berkeley, CA. He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz with a Bachelors degree in Business Management and Art. Originally from San Francisco, Anthony maintains his painting practice from his studio in Brooklyn.
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