Executive Director at Art Dealers Association of America

Maureen Bray brings over 20 years of gallery experience to her role as Executive Director of the ADAA, having served in leadership positions at three ADAA galleries and participated in The Art Show for over 15 years. Bray also served on the organizing committee for the 2018 edition of The Art Show and was involved in the ADAA’s website redesign in 2014. In her previous role as Director at David Nolan Gallery since 2014, Bray played an integral role in the gallery’s artist roster and programming— overseeing numerous museum acquisitions and co-curating the 2015 exhibition, The Confident Line: George Grosz, Andy Warhol, Wardell Milan. Prior to David Nolan Gallery, Bray was a Director at Sean Kelly Gallery for seven years during the gallery’s expansion and move to Hudson Yards in 2012. In that role, she coordinated significant museum acquisitions, special artist projects such as the exhibition Callum Innes|Colm Tóibín: Water|Colour, and large-scale public art installations, including Antony Gormley: Event Horizon. Bray began her career at C&M Arts, where she worked for 10 years and advanced to the position of Director of Exhibitions. During her tenure, the gallery mounted major scholarly exhibitions including Jeff Koons: Highlights of 25 Years, Tom Wesselmann: The Sixties, and Yves Klein: A Career Survey.