ESTABLISHED IN 1995
NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED AND OPERATED CERTIFIED WMBE
We are a Native American Woman owned and operated company consisting of retail galleries located in San Diego and Beverly Hills, California and Las Vegas, Nevada. Our staff consists of art industry professionals with over 200 years combined experience in the arts. We are known for discovering new artists, curating collections for our patrons; both residential and commercial projects, custom archival framing, and art installation. We are one of the top art consulting firms in the U.S. helping those desiring to open Art Galleries become successful through our expertise. We are well versed in commercial projects and know how to work within a budget, and deliver on time regardless of the size of the project. We have received the American Art Award for best gallery in California and Nevada 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Ruth-Ann Thorn – Founder & CEO
Ruth-Ann Thorn is a global art dealer with over three decades of experience in curating outstanding fine art collections. In 1995 she founded Exclusive Collections Galleries as a resource for private collectors, institutions, and corporations.
Ruth-Ann specializes in finding unknown artists and bringing their art to the public. She is known for taking the extra time to demystify and educate clients about all aspects of art collecting. Outside of traditional art advisory & brokerage, she consults art gallerists, interior designers and curates exhibitions. She is Editor-in-Chief of Off the Easel Magazine and a contributing writer for Art World News.
Ruth-Ann Thorn is an active and respected member of the Rincon tribe of Luseiño Indians. She serves on two boards for her tribe both relating to economic development.