Bridget Donahue

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Bridget Donahue
Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A[1]
OccupationAmerican art dealer
Known forBridget Donahue Gallery

Bridget Donahue is an American gallerist and curator.[2]


Bridget Donahue's studies include a B.A. anthropology and M.A in textiles.[3] Donahue's work with textiles led her to the art of Rosemarie Trockel, and in turn led Ms. Donahue to a position at the Gladstone Gallery, which represents Trockel.[4] Donahue took the job at Gladstone Gallery.

After Gladstone gallery, Donahue worked at D’Amelio Terras Gallery before becoming a gallery director at Gavin Brown's Enterprise.[5] In 2008, she co-founded the Brooklyn gallery space Cleopatra’s with three friends.[6] In 2015, she opened her eponymous gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, which made a number of “Best of 2015” lists from publications such as The New York Times and Art in America magazine.[2] Opened in 2015, the Bridget Donahue Gallery currently represents Lisa Alvarado,[7] Susan Cianciolo, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Satoshi Kojima, Monique Mouton, Sondra Perry, Jessi Reaves, John Russell, Martine Syms, and Mark Van Yetter.[4] Two gallery artists were included in the 2017 Whitney Biennial: Jessi Reaves and Susan Cianciolo.[4]


  1. ^ Pollack, Maika (2 February 2015). "Downtown's Newest Gallerist". T Magazine.
  2. ^ a b "Gallerist Bridget Donahue visits BFSDoArt | Newsroom | Georgia Southern University". University Newsroom. 23 March 2016.
  3. ^ McDermott, Emily (20 February 2015). "On Her Own". Interview Magazine.
  4. ^ a b c Pogrebin, Robin (27 April 2017). "My Little Exploding Stars". The New York Times.
  5. ^ Colburn, Mae. "Interview with Bridget Donahue of Bridget Donahue Gallery". Fashion Projects.
  6. ^ Shiffman, Allyson. "A Modern-Day Cleopatra". W Magazine.
  7. ^ Sauer, Jennifer. "ArtDependence - Great Expectations: An Interview with Bridget Donahue".