Miki Stiles, MFA
Agora Gallery is a spacious, elegant fine art gallery of 8,000 square feet located
in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea art galleries district, close to the DIA
Center for the Arts (map and
directions). The gallery is famous for showcasing a spectacular array of
talented artists from around the world and around the corner, and for providing
quality and original art to a discerning collector base.
The late Miki Stiles, MFA established Agora Gallery in 1984 to provide an opportunity
to artists entering the New York art market. As an artist she faced many hardships
while attempting to exhibit her art and wanted to help her fellow artists in their
Ms. Stiles was a visionary who founded the gallery on the principle that all artists,
particularly emerging artists, are in need of enhancing their artist biographies/CV
through gallery representation and exhibitions, in order to advance their artistic
Agora Gallery is dedicated to serving both artists and collectors, and offers a
wide spectrum of art programs, including:
- Exhibitions - A
dynamic schedule of collective and annual fine art exhibitions, open to the
public and featuring the work of our talented artists.
- The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition – an annual
fine art competition with entries from around the world that are juried by experienced
prominent art experts and museum curators. The gallery introduces the juror-selected
artists to the New York Art scene, through an exhibition promotional activities
both online and in print.
- ARTisSpectrum Magazine – a bi-annual fine art magazine that is distributed to museums, galleries,
art institutions and art schools around the world. It provides artists, collectors,
museums, galleries, art organizations and enthusiasts with access to the work of
internationally talented emerging and mid-level artists as well as feature articles,
reviews and interviews.
- Social Media Initiatives – as part of its commitment to bringing information
to artists, Agora Gallery runs an artists'
blog, which offers advice for artists, up to date news of Agora Gallery
exhibitions and events, and stories from all over the art world. Artists and collectors
also stay in touch with the gallery on the Agora Gallery facebook page and are provided with the latest news via
the gallery's Twitter feed, @Agora_gallery.
- Art-Mine.com – one of the most comprehensive resources available worldwide
fine art for sale
from emerging and established artists.
You are invited to learn more about Agora Gallery's
experienced and knowledgeable staff or
view photos of the gallery.
Reception - February 7, 2013