Photo by Mali Azima.

Sean Kelly is delighted to announce that Jeffrey D. Grove, Ph.D. has joined the gallery as Director, Museums and Publications.

Grove’s primary responsibility will be cultivating relationships among artists, museums, and cultural institutions worldwide. He will also direct the gallery’s robust publications program. An internationally recognized curator, educator, and scholar, Grove organized numerous, critically acknowledged US and international museum exhibitions during his tenures at the Cleveland Museum of Art, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and at the Dallas Museum of Art. He received his doctorate in Art History from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, an M.A. in Art History & Archaeology from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and his B.F.A. in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Of the appointment, Sean Kelly said, “We are extremely pleased that Jeffrey, with whom we have a long-standing relationship, is joining the gallery. He will be a significant addition to the team and a tremendous asset to our artists and our program.” Grove added, "I have always admired Sean Kelly's rigorous program and dedicated support of artists and their ideas. I am delighted to join forces with the gallery to advance the endeavors of the tremendous artists with whom they work." 

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