Karla Kay Winterowd
Under the guidance of Karla Kay Winterowd, both Kay Contemporary Art and Winterowd Fine Art are two of the best contemporary and modern art galleries in the Southwest. In Karla’s leadership role, she is an advisor to both artists and collectors, drawing upon her significant experience as a longtime gallery owner, gallery director and art expert. Karla’s arts education both here and abroad established early on her knowledge and life-long passion. With a warm and genuine approach, Karla has assisted countless individuals in making joyous art choices for their home and businesses.
As Gallery Director, Jamie Withrow-Garrison is enormously knowledgeable about the art and artists in our collection. Combined with her engaging personality, Jamie has a nuanced ability to hear collectors’ needs and dreams and is very often able to bring them together with a most gratifying beautiful work of art. Jamie received her Master’s in Fine Art (MFA) from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Suann Sinclair’s poise and intelligence are apparent in all her interactions with collectors and visitors. With grace and patience, Suann helps our customers find the perfect work of art to suit their needs. As an accomplished painter, Suann brings an added understanding of the artist’s world, providing a unique insight to share. Suann has a BFA from University of Oklahoma, Norman.
Palin assists our clients with a tuned-in, passionate approach. Her interest in creativity began as a child, and her continued enthusiasm for art and artists is truly infectious. For the past 15 years, she has been dedicated to sharing the creative process here on historic Canyon Road. Palin loves animals, especially rabbits and is dedicated to educating others about this unusual companion.
Kelly has been involved in the art community in Santa Fe as both a gallerist and an artist for over 30 years. After receiving her BFA from Texas Tech University in ceramics, Kelly moved to Santa Fe and worked for Elaine Horwitch, who was a trail blazer in the contemporary art scene. She taught at Santa Fe Clay and in her studio before becoming the director of a Contemporary Southwest Gallery. Educating collectors and helping artists realize their vision is Kelly’s strong suit.
Trent manages our Shipping Department here at Kay Contemporary Art and at our sister gallery Winterowd Fine Art. Trent is a painter and graduated with Honors from the Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA. His work has been widely exhibited. We are honored to have Trent assist us in our Collections Management and Shipping Departments.