You Should Know: Jessica Silverman

by guestofaguest · October 21, 2015

Jessica Silverman

Gallerist Jessica Silverman’s namesake art gallery has been a pioneer in discovering emergent and often young artists since opening in 2008.  Looking to start your personal collection of contemporary art? Don't worry, she's got you covered.


Owner / Director, Jessica Silverman Gallery

Place of birth:

Michigan, Detroit


@JessicaSilvermanGallery, @JSG_SF

Jessica Silverman

Jessica Silverman

What do you actually do all day?

I run Jessica Silverman Gallery. Wrangle and talk with artists, collectors + curators.

Favorite song growing up?

Journey "Don't Stop Believin''"

My biggest secret is…

Where do you live in San Francisco?

Because I couldn't imagine a more magical, beautiful or creative city.

Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?


My motto is…

My alter ego is…

A dog walker

The last drink I had was…

A homemade whiskey sour w/ blackberries

My secret crush is…

Not so secret - my girlfriend, Sarah Thornton

What was your first job?


If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?

Eat at Zuni and walk around all day.

Coming from? Going to?

Work. Work.

What is your favorite work of art?

Currently - Edward Kienhold "Sawdy," 1971

Who should we know?

Sarah Thornton - amazing writer!