DEBORAH HARRIS

External International Advisor

Deborah Harris, a graduate of Stanford University, has worked for more than twenty years in art magazine publishing. She began her career as Advertising Director at Art News, and later, Art in America. Harris was the Publisher of Modern Painters where she helped launch the magazine worldwide. She was responsible for advertising sales teams at Art + Auction, Gallery Guide and artinfo.com. From 2007-2009, Harris was Art Category Sales Director for W Magazine where she managed and oversaw all sales and marketing efforts for Gallery Showcase, featured in the annual W Magazine Art Issue.

Since 2008 she has been part of the leadership team at The Armory Show where she launched, and now directs, The Armory Show Modern. She was part of the team that launched Art Platform—Los Angeles in September 2011.Harris is an active member of several arts and advertising organizations including ArtTable, the Contemporary Council of the New Museum, Museum of Art & Design, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.