Gallery Bios

Sean Morello, Gallery Director

Sean Morello
Gallery Director

Sean Morello is the lead gallery salesperson, with clients that include private collectors, galleries, auction houses, and museums. Sean also oversees the daily operations of the gallery, helping to ensure that our clients’ needs are met. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Brigham Young University, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Pratt Institute. He has been at Eli Wilner & Company since 2005.

Kevin Flaherty, Managing Director

Kevin Flaherty
Managing Director

Kevin Flaherty has been at Eli Wilner & Company since 1986. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from St. John's University, New York and his Master of Fine Arts degree from Queens College, City University of New York. Kevin is responsible for helping to select appropriate period frames for clients as well as fitting the artwork using archivally correct materials and procedures. He contributed an essay on picture frames and the glossary and line drawing illustrations for The Gilded Edge, the Eli Wilner book published by Chronicle Books in 2000. He also contributed drawings for Antique American Frames Identification and Price Guide published by Avon Books in 1995.

Emma Cotter, Special Projects Coordinator

Emma Cotter
Special Projects Coordinator

Emma Cotter has over twenty years of framing experience, including eight years in a Manhattan art conservation studio. She began working with Eli Wilner & Company in 2007 and since then has overseen many delicate and complicated framing projects, as well as handling some of the most valuable artworks to ever come to auction. Emma received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Michigan.

Company Staff

Eli Wilner & Company Staff

The Eli Wilner & Company staff includes experts in installation, fitting, digital imaging, packing, and transportation of fine art. Eli Wilner & Company employs a staff of highly skilled woodworkers, mold makers, carvers, gilders, and finishers in its 10,000 square-foot frame studio in Long Island City. With these skills on hand, and a network of experts in art conservation, lighting, fabrication, and more, there is virtually no fine art project that is beyond our grasp.



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