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Octavia Art Gallery presents the works of emerging, mid-career and established artists with diverse cultural backgrounds and a strong focus on abstraction. The gallery represents the estate of first generation Abstract Expressionist artist Fritz Bultman and Art Deco sculptor Enrique Alférez. 


Owned and operated by women, Octavia Art Gallery was founded in 2008 by Pamela Bryan. 


The gallery participates in renowned art fairs and seasonal exhibitions in New York and operates an art consultancy, which provides art advising, collection management, and fine art appraisals. 


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Pamela Bryan founded Octavia Art Gallery in 2008 in New Orleans, LA, and then opened a second location in Houston, TX in 2014. Pam is directly involved with organizations seeking to preserve art, architecture, and culture. She completed her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Accounting and her graduate degree in Art History, both from Tulane University. Previously, Pamela has held the title of the Executive Director at Longue Vue House and Gardens until 2002, followed by the Director of Operation Comeback for the Preservation Resource Center until 2011.

Kristina Larson is a graduate of The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University and earned a Master’s in Arts Administration from The Savanna College of Art and Design. She has held positions including working as a Consultant for the Ministry of Art and Culture in Morocco, and as a Senior Fine Art Consultant and Interim Gallery Director with Martin Lawrence Galleries. Kristina is a Member of the Appraisers Association of America, appraising modern and contemporary fine art. 

Emily Siekkinen is a graduate of the University of Florida and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a minor in Art History. Emily has been working in the arts for over fifteen years and has been with Octavia Art Gallery since its founding in 2008. As the sole director for many years, she has organized numerous exhibitions, written accompanying texts, and developed relationships with artists both nationally and internationally.