Emerging California Gallerists See a Bright Future

 After financial struggles and multiple gallery closures in the wake of COVID-19, California’s art world is finally experiencing a surge of optimism, resulting in a host of emerging gallerists and new galleries. Inspired, flexible, and passionate about visual art, this generation of gallerists is defined by innovation as they find novel ways to establish and run their spaces. 

The three profiled below vary in some practical respects — for example, they range in size from 600 to 3,500 square feet — but all are managed by people who believe they can sustain personalized business models that prioritize community and access over profit.