Sandy Zane – Gallery Owner
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Sandy Zane is the owner, with her husband, Ned Bennett, of form & concept and Zane Bennett Contemporary Art. Ms. Zane is also an accomplished artist and has exhibited her prints and paintings in many solo shows as well as in more than 25 solo, juried, group, and invitational exhibitions primarily in New York and New Mexico.
Ms. Zane has served on the board of the NMSU Foundation and currently serves on the boards of Creative Santa Fe and Creative Startups. Ms. Zane and Mr. Bennett are philanthropists, contributing major gifts to Alzheimer’s research, the Safety Foundation of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and to Santa Fe area educational and arts organizations including the New Mexico Museum Foundation and New Mexico School for the Arts.
In 2012 Ms. Zane was the Remarkable Woman Honoree of the New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Ms. Zane earned a B.A. in Arts Administration from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. She is a private pilot and owns aircraft for recreation.
Jordan performed marketing and public relations work for galleries and museums in every Santa Fe art district before landing at form & concept. He writes for a number of local, regional, and national arts publications, and is a co-founder of Strangers Collective, an alliance of emerging creatives. Jordan was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon, where he received a BA in journalism at University of Oregon interned at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. He is also a distance runner, with five marathons (and counting) under his belt.
Brad Hart – Exhibitions Coordinator
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Brad Hart is responsible for making all the shows come together. He has a MFA in printmaking from Wichita State University in Kansas and a BFA in drawing from Arizona State University. He is a founding member of the Famous Dead Artists. The group was instrumental in revitalizing the art and gallery scene in downtown Wichita by hosting pop up exhibitions in old warehouses and local businesses as well as traditional gallery venues. He utilizes his somewhat compulsive printmaker nature to make the exhibits look their best.
Savannah Sakry is the Sales Manager of our sister gallery, form & concept. Originally from Evergreen, CO, Savannah Sakry moved to New York City where she received a BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts. Relocating to Santa Fe, NM in 2015, she began her experience with fine art sales working for the internationally acclaimed photo bookstore and contemporary photography gallery, photo-eye. While photography is Savannah’s first love she is just as enthusiastic about other mediums, and shares form & concept’s mission to challenge traditional distinctions between art, craft, and design. She believes these disciplines are intrinsically connected, and that no matter the medium, it’s all about the concept, execution, and storytelling. Savannah is also the proud parent of a Great Dane, Scarlett.
Kate Martin – Marketing Manager
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Kate is a writer and filmmaker from Lawrence, Kansas. She strives to bring the voice and vision of form & concept’s artists to the small screen. She recently graduated from Santa Fe University of Art and Design, where she received her BFA in Film Production. Kate is a Robert Redford Scholar who has been published by HarperTeen. She enjoys eating tacos and watching dogs walk by the gallery.
Jonathan Meade – Gallery Associate
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Jonathan Meade was born and raised in Santa Fe, NM. He received his BFA from Guilford college in Greensboro, NC. He aspires to influence positive change in the world through his art and other activities and catalyze innovation through creative expression and an optimistic attitude. The principles of earth stewardship, community consciousness and sustainable design are central to his life. At Zane Bennett, Jonathan is principally involved with exhibit installation, photography, website management and green development.
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Kylee Aragon was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. She received a BFA in Art History from the University of New Mexico. Kylee began her gallery experience at Tamarind Institute, where she developed a deep love for works on paper. While Kylee is not a printmaker she is a self-proclaimed print nerd who enjoys speaking in great detail about process, paper, and the print market. She is excited to bring her passion for art to Zane Bennett Contemporary Art.