Board member since 2004

Mary Zlot is a San Francisco–based art advisor. She founded Mary Zlot & Associates in 1983, after initially developing an art consulting division for the architecture and design firm Environmental Planning and Research in 1978. Mary has curated modern and contemporary art collections for many prominent private collectors and corporations located in the Bay Area and around the world.

One of her ongoing commitments is to work closely with SFMOMA in the development of the museum’s collection. Corporate clients include Charles Schwab & Co.; Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (Menlo Park, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo, Sydney, and Mumbai); Williams-Sonoma; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; and Cowboys Stadium (Arlington, Texas).

In addition to her work as an art advisor, Mary serves on the board of the California Academy of Sciences, on SFMOMA’s Education Committee, the Collector’s Committee of the National Gallery of Art, and the National Council of the Aspen Art Museum. Mary is also a member of SFMOMA’s Director’s Circle, ArtTable, and the International Association of Professional Art Advisors.