August 12, 2020 - The Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) today announced the addition of six new members from across the country: Garth Greenan Gallery (New York), Hill-Stone (South Dartmouth, MA and New York), James Barron Art (Kent, CT), Mariane Ibrahim (Chicago), Roberts Projects (Los Angeles), and Tina Kim Gallery (New York). They join over 170 members from 30 cities across the U.S. in the nation’s leading nonprofit organization of fine art dealers, which is dedicated to supporting galleries’ cultural and economic contributions, and serves as a resource on the most important trends and issues in the field. Membership in the Association signifies an established standing within the gallery community and expresses a commitment to upholding the highest standards of connoisseurship and scholarship.
“ADAA members represent some of the most exciting gallery programs anywhere in the world and are leaders within their areas of expertise. We are thrilled to continue expanding our membership with dealers whose programs and specializations are so multifaceted and wide-ranging, from the drawings of Renaissance masters to contemporary art from Africa. These dealers have all made incredible contributions to the art world and have demonstrated a commitment to championing a wide range of artists and art historical movements. We look forward to continuing to support and advance their work through the resources and advocacy of the ADAA,” said Andrew L. Schoelkopf, ADAA President.
The six new ADAA members are united in their dedication to fostering the study and advancement of art history and are recognized for their expertise across a wide range of periods, genres, and media. To ensure that new members share the ADAA’s commitment to integrity and professionalism, candidates participate in a year-long application process, beginning with a nomination by an existing ADAA member. The entire membership votes to accept new candidates, who must demonstrate a record of accomplishment and major contributions to the art community, by activities such as organizing exhibitions, producing scholarly publications, and actively working with museums. They must additionally have been in business for at least five years.
Tina Kim Gallery (New York, NY) Founded in New York in 2001 by Tina Kim and located in Chelsea, Tina Kim Gallery is celebrated for its unique programming that emphasizes international contemporary artists, historical overviews, and independently curated shows. With the gallery’s strong focus on Asian contemporary artists, Tina Kim has become a leading figure in introducing the Korean Dansaekwha art movement to the American audience. Furthermore, she has created a platform for emerging and renowned women artists such as Minouk Lim, Wook-Kyung Choi, and Suki Seokyeong Kang. Through its programming, the gallery works closely with internationally renowned curators for special exhibitions and produces scholarly art publications.
"I am honored and excited to join the Art Dealers Association of America and its esteemed member galleries,” remarked Founder Tina Kim. “I am particularly excited to join the association as one of the first Asian-American gallerists. I look forward to meeting more of my ADAA colleagues and finding ways to contribute."
About the ADAA
The Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) is a nonprofit membership organization that supports the economic and cultural contributions of the nation’s leading fine art galleries. The ADAA includes over 170 members from 30 cities in the U.S., representing hundreds of established and emerging artists internationally. ADAA members have extensive expertise across primary and secondary markets and established reputations for upholding the best practices in the field. The ADAA serves as a resource and advocate, raising awareness of dealers’ critical roles in the international art market and the cultural community. The ADAA is a leader on issues pertaining to connoisseurship, scholarship, ethical practice, and public policy. The ADAA Foundation, supported by donations from ADAA members, promotes a broad range of activity in the arts and culture community by distributing grants to museums, archives, and arts organizations. Recent grantees include the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, the Museum of Chinese in America, and the Museum of Contemporary Art (moCa) Cleveland.