Ms. Kianga Daverington (formerly Kianga Ellis) is an attorney and artist agent living and working in the Hudson Valley and New York City.
She is the Founder and President of Avail Art, an arts marketing and events agency. In 2011, Ms. Kianga launched Kianga Ellis Projects, an exhibition program of solo presentations by emerging artists and mid-career international artists at the vanguard of contemporary art practice.
Ms. Kianga is a frequent speaker on the topic of digital communications, the Internet and social media for the arts, including annually for the Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program at The Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Passionate about philanthropy, Ms. Kianga encourages arts patronage through active sharing of images, news and art world commentary on numerous digital media platforms. She further supports the arts by serving on the Board of Arts Mid-Hudson (formerly The Dutchess County Arts Council) and is a member of American Federation of Arts and the Performa Visionaries.
Ms. Kianga and her work have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Japan Times, The Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, American Art Collector, The Village Voice, TimeOut New York, Blouin ArtInfo, the Santa Fe Reporter, art:21 blog, ARTFILE Magazine, ANIMAL New York and the ABA Journal.