Davida Nemeroff and Mieke Marple of Night Gallery, photo by Tyler Hubby

Davida Nemeroff and Mieke Marple of Night Gallery, photo by Tyler Hubby

Women Gallerists

Top Female Gallery Directors in LA

1. Shoshana Blank: She and husband Wayne Blank run one of the mainstays of Bergamot Station, Shoshana Wayne Gallery.

2. Kimberly Davis/Elizabeth East: Two directors of redoubtable L. A. Louver in Venice, repping a long list of artist-worthies including David Hockney, Alison Saar, Rebecca Campbell and Gajin Fujita.


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Anthony Cran and Naomi deLuce Wilding in front of their gallery in DTLA, photo by Austin Irving.

3. Naomi deLuce Wilding: Opening gallery Wilding Cran with husband Anthony Cran; she has helped pioneer DTLA as the cutting edge of the LA art scene.

4. Anna Helwing/Sarah Watson: Veterans of the LA gallery world, they now help run Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles.

5.  Mary Leigh Cherry: Co-founder of Cherry and Martin, a must-visit on the Culver City art scene.

6. Davida Nemeroff and Mieke Marple: Their joint venture, Night Gallery, moved from shabby to chic three years ago when they relocated to a spiffy 6,200 square-foot space in DTLA.

7. Shaun Regen: Regen Projects boasts a roster of hot artists—among them Theaster Gates, Marilyn Minter, Doug Aitken.

8. Rose Shoshana: Founder of the Rose Gallery, which features such leading contemporary photographers as Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Jo Ann Callis, Tomoko Sawada.


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Susanne Vielmetter, photo by Tyler Hubby

9. Susanne Vielmetter: Artists at her namesake gallery include Andrea Bowers, Charles Gaines, Mary Kelly.

10. Deborah McLeod: Energetic director of Gagosian Gallery Beverly Hills, she oversees an ever-interesting slate of exhibitions by the likes of Ed Ruscha, Edmund de Waal, Richard Avedon.