Garvey Simon Art Access
Elizabeth Garvey has been a fine art dealer and advisor in New York City for over 20 years. Liz received a B.A. in Art History from Indiana University (’88) and then moved to New York City in 1989 to work at Schmidt-Bingham Gallery on 57th Street and attend Hunter College to pursue her Master’s in Art History. After completing her graduate coursework, she was appointed Co-Director of the gallery where she remained for 10 years.
Garvey started her own fine art advisory firm, EKG Art Advisory, in 1999. She has assisted collectors from all parts of the country to establish and build art collections, and has helped many individuals purchase their first piece of fine art. Her approach is user-friendly and down-to-earth, offering clients a relaxed entry to the often intimidating visage of the New York art world.
She has professional relationships with countless galleries, auction houses, private dealers and artists nationwide. After ten years as an art advisor, Liz longed to work more closely with artists again and to expand her business to include curating special exhibitions. The formation of Garvey Simon Art Access, Inc. with her sister Catherine in California, and the collaboration with Jacquie Littlejohn of Littlejohn Contemporary Art at Suite 207, adds this new dimension to the business. In 2013, she was elected to ArtTable, a national non-profit membership organization for professional women in leadership positions in the visual arts.
Our space in Chelsea not only offers a quiet and relaxed environment to learn about art, but also a better way to serve existing clients who wish to sell works privately on the Secondary Market. The private viewing room can be used at any time by appointment to view works consigned from other dealers as well as the GSAA and LCA inventories. It offers a way for clients to see a wide variety of material in one spot instead of committing an entire afternoon to gallery hopping. Private, customized tours to see galleries throughout the city are also always available for clients who enjoy that experience.
Consultations are always complimentary. If you would like to retain our services for advisory work, we have a variety of options, which can vary according to your needs.
Garvey Simon Art Access is not reviewing unsolicited portfolios at this time.