Jordan Ahlers is the owner and director of Momentum Gallery in Asheville, NC, one of the premier art galleries in the United States. With over twenty years’ experience in the field, Ahlers has worked with thousands of professional artists across the country. He is known for his success in helping to advance the careers of artists, placing them in private and corporate collections. He has curated hundreds of group and solo shows in a variety of media. Ahlers has collaborated with numerous museums to curate and facilitate traveling exhibitions. He has designed and implemented multiple gallery spaces with tremendous success. He has developed an eye for what is both interesting and marketable. Ahlers easily fosters relationships with artists and clients who appreciate his kindness and candor. His intuitive aesthetic is so refined and recognized that he has become a trusted advisor to corporate and individual clients. Previously, Ahlers worked at one of the largest southeastern craft galleries from 1999-2017. As gallery director there, he earned a reputation for his knowledge, honesty, and thoughtful approach to the business of art. His newest venture, Momentum Gallery, opened in October 2017. Momentum Gallery will be moving to Broadway Street (just a block away from the current location), with plans to expand to a 15,000 square foot gallery in the near future, making it the largest and most accessible fine art gallery in the region. Ahlers attended Kansas City Art Institute and then created a home in Asheville, North Carolina where his family has resided for several generations. He proudly lives there with his wife, Shifra, and children and enjoys the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains in his free time.
Ahlers and his associates endeavor to get acquainted with clients' preferences, ascertain their specific needs, and present personalized recommendations. Momentum's staff has earned a reputation for excellence by offering a high level of service to its clients. The gallery works closely with private collectors and corporate curators and collaborates with architecture and design professionals to develop meaningful art collections. Momentum Gallery is pleased to coordinate with artist partners to facilitate site-specific commissioned works.