Preeya Franklin is Senior Specialist for Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art in New York. She has a broad range of expertise ranging from Impressionism to 20th century and contemporary art. She is focused on contributing to several live and online sales each calendar year for her department, as well as private sales.
Before joining Bonhams in 2019, Preeya had a decade of experience as a gallerist. She was the founding Director of Rosenberg & Co. in New York, and has worked at Gagosian Gallery in London and Pace Gallery in New York. Preeya holds a Bachelor's degree with honours in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art and a Master's degree in History of Art and Visual Culture from the University of Oxford, as well as a Master's degree in Art Business from Sotheby's Institute of Art.
Preeya is a licenced auctioneer and a USPAP-compliant member of the Appraisers Association of America. She is a member of ArtTable, a professional organisation dedicated to advancing women leaders in the arts, and serves on the advisory board of Less Than Half, an organisation promoting women artists.