The Conservancy Board of Advisors

Ronald Feldman

Co-Director of the Contemporary Art Gallery, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

Ronald Feldman
Ronald Feldman
Photo Credit: Peggy Jarrell Kaplan

Ronald Feldman is co-director of the contemporary art gallery, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, which he founded in 1971 with his wife, Frayda Feldman. Since its inception, the gallery has mounted nearly 200 solo and group exhibitions.

Mr. Feldman has served on the boards of numerous organizations including Exit Art: The First World, the Institute for Art and Urban Resources at P.S. 1, the Research Center for Arts & Culture at Columbia University, Franklin Furnace, and the Art Dealers Association of America. In 1993, he was appointed by President Clinton to the National Council on the Arts, where he served for five years.

Additionally, Mr. Feldman has published critical and art historical essays, has been an adjunct professor of art history at Brown University, and is currently writing a book examining the content of art through the centuries.

He has served on numerous panels, and frequently lectures at museums and other cultural venues such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Mr. Feldman has been recognized for his contributions in support of the arts and political activism, including: the Project VOTE! Leadership Award (1992), the Larry Award from the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art (1997), and the Citizen Action of New York Award for Leadership (2007).