Venetia Kapernekas, full name: Venetia Kapernekas, (b. Athens, Greece) is a contemporary art gallerist.
Kapernekas has been a part of the international contemporary art scene for the last 20 years as a gallerist, collector, and supporter of the arts community in New York City and abroad.
She began exhibiting art by establishing the gallery, Ice Box, in Athens, Greece, between the years of 1994 and 1998. In 1999¸ she founded the gallery Venetia Kapernekas Fine Arts in New York City.
The gallery currently represents a select group of emerging visual artists and produces events and projects in conjunction with its exhibition program, composed of group and solo shows of work by artists including: Meg Cranston, Sam Samore, Margo Victor, Noritoshi Hirakawa, Norbert Witzgall, and Joanna Malinowska.
Kapernekas is an active member of committees of non-profit art organizations and museums in New York, such as, the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, and the New Museum.
Venetia Kapernekas Gallery
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