Fay Gold Gallery - Atlanta - USA

Since 1980, Fay has run one of the most prestigious contemporary art spaces in Atlanta. In her early days, she convinced controversial superstars like Cindy Sherman, Andres Serrano, Robert Mapplethorpe and Jean-Michel Basquiat to exhibit at her gallery. This Grande dame of the art world put Atlanta on the national radar. She keeps a fascinating roster of new talent in the mix.
She has had major profiles in Atlanta Magazine, Art& Antiques, Business to Business, the Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Jewish Life, Peachtree Magazine, Atlanta Life and Home and Art News. Her corporate clients include Coca-Cola USA, Greenberg Traurig, John Weiland Homes, Scientific Atlanta, Selig Enterprises, AR Weeks Realty, Portman Properties, Ackerman and Co., Arnall, Golden and Gregory, Bank of America, Bellsouth Corp, Equifax, Vesmark, Barry Real Estate, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Parkside Village for Advanced Living, Intercontinental Hotels as well as a multitude of private collectors.
She has served on the board of Art Papers, The Atlanta College of Art, The National Black Arts Festival, and the International Women's Forum and is a graduate of the Leadership Atlanta Clad dos 2004.
She has exhibited her artists at the Armory Show in New York, the Basel Art Fair in Switzerland, ARCO in Spain, and FIAC in Paris as well as art fairs in Chicago, Seattle, London, San Francisco and Miami.
She is featured in Who's who in American Art and since 1982, Robert Mapplethorpe, Annie Leibovitz, Helmut Newton, Joyce Tenneson and McDermott and McGoff have photographed her.
She was given the first Big Thinker award by the Brain Injury Association of Georgia, the "Creating Pride" award, the "Diva for Life" award by Atlanta Women's Magazine and the "Living Arts" award by Israel Bonds. She has lectured at Universities around the country and is currently writing a book entitled Basquiat's Cat.
Fay Gold was born in Greenville, SC and grew up in Brooklyn, NY. She received her BFA from Adelphi University and moved to Atlanta in 1966 where she taught in her own art school for 15 years before opening her gallery.

Website : http://www.faygoldgallery.com/