Rebecca O'Leary is a Philadelphia based art consultant with fifteen years experience in the field of art and art business. After a decade in Los Angeles, Rebecca established the Rebecca O'Leary Art Advisory in Philadelphia to help serve corporate clients, private collectors and everyone in-between. The Advisory specializes in contemporary art and architecture; providing leadership and insight to effectively produce complex art projects and exhibitions. Using a network of international contacts and insider knowledge, Rebecca bridges the gap between all parties: architects, designers, contractors, lawyers, galleries and artists - with the ability to provide solutions and close deals swiftly.
The Advisory offers clients professional and custom tailored services to meet the needs of any size project. We take the time to get to know you, your project and what your true preferences are when it comes to art and design. We listen to what you are interested in so we can produce or acquire any kind of artwork from resources locally and internationally. We have relationships with artists, fabricators and galleries around the world; we can seamlessly transform your space with the power of artwork that fits your timeline and budget.
Prior to establishing the Advisory, Rebecca toured the Andy Warhol Athletes exhibition to museums across the country and was an independent consultant for organizations including Creative Partners West and helped launch the CONTEXT art fair with Art Miami in 2012. Previously, she was the Director of Exhibitions at Curatorial Assistance where she facilitated projects with the Annenberg Space for Photography and placed numerous exhibitions in museums including the San Antonio Museum of Art, Museum of Glass, the Nevada Museum of Art, Fundacion MAPFRE among many others. In 2007 Rebecca was the Executive Director at Pharmaka, a non-profit organization in Downtown Los Angeles dedicated to contemporary art and cross cultural programing. She is a current member of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Associates Advisory Committee and she also maintains an active presence on the West Coast. Rebecca studied art history at New York University and has a bachelor's degree in Political, Legal and Economic Analysis from Mills College.
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