Kristin Rivas | Director
Our Director, Kristin, has been with the gallery since 2014, and she is considered the central pillar of Samuel Lynne Galleries. With an extensive background and education in the fine art world, Kristin has aided clients in the acquisition of countless artworks. When Kristin is not working with clients, she is spending time with her family, especially her daughter, who she loves making art with. She serves as an example of dedication and true devotion to our team.
Grace Cooper | Assistant Director
Assistant Director, Grace, is an integral part of our team, leading our external sales and setting the precedent for thoughtfulness and real relationship building in the sales world. Grace uses her extensive background in culture and design to establish partnerships in a way that pushes the entire art community forward. If you follow our social media platforms, you've probably seen her, and we are incredibly proud to have Grace as a face of Samuel Lynne Galleries.
Ashlyn Feaker | Gallery Manager
Ashlyn, our Gallery Manager at our Thompson Hotel location, adds light to each space she enters. As the manager of one of our Dallas locations, Ashlyn handles everything from client interaction to curation of the space. As an artist herself, she is immensely knowledgeable about both the techniques used and the artists in the gallery. She has a wonderful talent for building connections, and is on a constant mission to make each person walking through the door feel special and considered. With the exceptionally high volume of visitors at this location, Ashlyn is the perfect person for this role, wearing the many hats she so gracefully puts on.
Emily Gregoire | Assistant Director
Assistant Director, Emily, has been with the gallery for just over a year and is an essential cog in our ever-spinning wheel. She has a talent for writing, and her desire to go above and beyond for every client has become paramount to the success of the gallery. With a Masters of Art History and expertise in 17th century material culture, Emily boasts a vast knowledge of the art world across eras and applications. When she is not at the gallery, she can be found with her Fiancé and three rescue pups. Her love for all forms of artwork is contagious, and we are grateful to have our collections represented by someone so passionate about the artists we display.
Arturo Moreno | Operations Manager
Our Operations Manager, Arturo, has led our facilities team for many years, setting a standard of excellence that trickles down into the entire display of the gallery. Arturo spearheads both the hanging and displaying of the gallery, but also leads all client installations. His favorite thing to do when he's not at the gallery is playing tennis with his son. With over 20 years of installation experience, Arturo is our go-to-guy for all things operations!
Owen Kinser | Assistant Operations Manager
Owen, our Assistant Operations Manager, is an essential addition to our team. As a TCU graduate with a Masters in Fine Art, he brings his incredible knowledge and experience to the gallery. Outside of SLG, Owen is an accomplished performing musician, proving the multifacetedness of his love for all art forms. Consistently carrying a smile around, Owen is always to be counted on for a helping hand or a unique solution.
Bryan Castillo | Creative Director
Our Creative Director, Bryan, is a man of many talents. Graduating from University of North Texas with a degree in Studio Arts, Bryan has taken his extensive knowledge of design programs and contemporary trends to our design mission. Bryan runs all of our social media platforms, and is in charge of creating our graphic designs and print materials. He is truly a creative genius, and we are always looking forward to what he will pitch next! When Bryan isn't collecting content, he is taking good care of his many plants. Like we said - he is a guy with a wide range of talents - and we are very lucky to have him on our team.