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  • Keavy Handley-Byrne

    Associate Cataloguer & Administrator

    Phone: (212) 254-4710 ext. 64
    Photographs & Photobooks

    Along with taking in and cataloging new material at Swann, Keavy Handley-Byrne conducts research, liaises with clients, and designs the installation of exhibitions. They can often be found deciphering nineteenth-century script on photographic prints and examining tiny text in daguerreotypes. They have taken an active role in acquiring consignments valued at over $100,000.

    Keavy previously worked for photographer Steve McCurry, as well as ClampArt and the Richard Avedon Foundation, and served as a portfolio reviewer with powerHouse books. Keavy continues to make personal photographs, and is an avid reader and writer. They enjoy volunteering with LGBTQIA+ organizations, studying French, and knitting.

    Keavy graduated magna cum laude from Purchase College, State University of New York and holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts with a concentration in photography.

    Updated October 13, 2016

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