Our Story

Bedford Art Gallery was founded in Brooklyn, New York, as an online gallery and exhibition space. BAG is specialized in Street Art, Pop Art, Contemporary Art and presents works by emerging artists from local New York.  It’s the perfect place for your collection to start, expand or diversify.

Please ask if you don’t see what you are looking for.  We offer a range of art advisory services to create your collection at the best value with an emphasis on auction and bidding strategy.

BAG was founded by Auction Specialist and Art Consultant Jessica Leigh in 2016.


Bedford Art Gallery, founded by Jessica Leigh in 2016, is an online art gallery and exhibition space. Leigh is in possession of a B.A. In Fine Arts, Studio at Austin University of Texas and over 10 years of practice in curating private and corporate collections worldwide. She is currently the online auction platform’s sales manager for Bidsquare.  She recently held the position of Auction Specialist in Post War & Contemporary Art at Artnet Auctions in New York City, with a specialization in Prints and Multiples.   Jessica worked for Martin Lawrence Galleries in NYC and Weinstein Gallery in San Francisco as an art consultant before joining Artnet. Leigh is a current member of the Feminist Art Council of the Brooklyn Museum. Obviously, her experience, knowledge and passion for art have contributed to the development of the Bedford Art Gallery.

Bedford Art Gallery contains the passion of Leigh for both Street Art and Fine Art. All existing, emerging and local artists will exhibit works by BAG.  The gallery provides an exhibition space for the NYC community that is located in the culturally thriving and creative area of Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.  The studio also provides one-off pop-ups and special events availability. BAG has already created a much-needed space to practice and showcase their talents to local and international creatives.  BAG held pop-up exhibitions for street artists from local New York City What are you going to leave behind and El Sol. Bedford Art Gallery has funded “The Art of Raw Food” culinary educational activities with Australian Holistic Chef and Educator Kim Brewer.

In addition, Bedford Art Gallery offers a range of art advisory services focused on auction planning and reviews of collections. Bedford Art Gallery is conveniently located on Bedford Ave just a few steps from the Bedford-Nostrand G station. Open for rendezvous and special activities.

This amazing landmark is located near the following amazing site in Walnut Creek, California:

  • Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF)
  • Boundary Oak Golf Course
  • Broadway Plaza Shopping Center
  • Castle Rock Park
  • Civic Park
  • Heather Farm Park
  • Howe Homestead Park
  • Lesher Center for the Arts

All of these wonderful parks are located just a short distance from our location located at 2363 Boulevard Circle! Stop by for a visit anytime!