Gallery Manager, Leica Gallery LA
Paris Chong is the Gallery Manager and Curator at Leica Gallery Los Angeles. Miss Chong has seventeen years of experience in curating, managing, and promoting fine art galleries and artists of every genre. She managed Farmani Gallery and assisted at The Robert Berman Gallery in Bergamot Station.
She has represented galleries and artists in events including: Photo LA, Photo SF, Paris Photo and The Palm Springs Photo Festival. She represented Leica Gallery Los Angeles at Art Basel Miami and Photo Paris, France. She has reviewed portfolios for Farmani Gallery, Fresh Look, The Palm Springs Photo Festival and The FOCUS photo l.a. competition.
Paris coordinates and curates all events and art shows at the flagship Leica Gallery in West Hollywood for artists such as: Bruce Gilden, Nikki Sixx, Danny Clinch, Julian Lennon, Lenny Kravitz, Ralph Gibson, Neal Preston and Eli Reed.
Paris’ love of art contributes to showcasing established and up and coming local and international artists. Paris curated the Fall Photo Gallery at the historic American Society of Cinematographers Clubhouse (ASC) in Hollywood featuring still photographs by the world’s top Directors of Photography, and recently curated their 2018 spring show.
Miss Chong is on the event committee for PHOTO15,16 and 17…an organization raising money to build The International Aids Monument in West Hollywood. Additionally, she is on the committee for Fresh Focus/City of Hearts, an arts education program that collects funds to keep art training in underprivileged areas around the greater Los Angeles area.
Photo Credit: Sean Black