Kaeli Deane

Head of Sale at Phillips

Kaeli Deane is the Head of Sale for Phillips Latin American Art department, responsible for working closely with clients, obtaining consignments, developing auction catalogues, and managing auction sales.

Based in New York, Ms. Deane joined Phillips in 2014 as a Latin American Art Specialist, becoming Head of Sale in 2015. At Phillips, Ms. Deane has led the department to exponential growth, setting numerous world auction records with a particular focus on promoting important living female artists, such as Carmen Herrera, Doris Salcedo and Olga de Amaral. She came to Phillips after five years with Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art, a pioneer in the field of Latin American Art, where she was Director of Sales and helped curate numerous exhibitions at the gallery, including Diego Rivera: The Italian Sketchbook, 1920-21.

Originally from Connecticut, Ms. Deane studied Latin American art at Tufts University under Adriana Zavala. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with degrees in Art History and Spanish.