Gallery Director/Owner - Jacalyn Strauss Zimmerman -
Jackie is a certified Landscape Designer by training and continues to work in the field with residential and commercial clients. She grew up in the retail business and places great importance on client service. With a lifelong interest in the field of design and art, she has a strong belief in the arts in Canada and has developed a keen eye for spotting exceptional emerging artists and attracting established artists to the gallery. 


Gallery Manager - Ivan Tanzer, MMSt, BFA -

Originally from Montreal, Ivan moved to Toronto in 2006 to complete his Master's degree in Museum Studies. A curator and lover of the arts, he continues to work directly with artists, art fairs, and contemporary arts organizations. Prior to joining Petroff Gallery he worked for several different cultural institutions in Ontario and Quebec. He brings a wealth of client service experience and a keen interest in using technology to support and grow the arts in Canada.


Gallery Associate - Mariana Bolanos, BFA -

Mariana is a Mexican artist who moved to Toronto in 2011 to continue her education in Fine Arts. She has curated and participated in numerous exhibitions in Canada and Mexico. For the past few years she has been working in artist studios and galleries learning to connect the artistic practice with the customer. Mariana brings her creative experience and enthusiasm to the Gallery and can help you find your perfect piece of art.


Fine Art Framer & Gallery Associate - Michelle Vacca, BFA -

Michelle is a graduate of the Etobicoke School of the Arts and holds a BFA in Fine Arts from The Ontario College of Art & Design, and is a Certified Picture Framer. Beginning her career at OCAD as an exhibition coordinator and then a gallery director in Yorkville in the late 90's her interests turned to archiving, preservation, restoration and custom framing of art and material culture.  For the past twenty plus years Michelle has been providing conservation grade framing services to clients in Toronto and Georgina.


Exhibition & Social Media Manager - Erin Choi, MA, BFA -

With a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and a Master's in Contemporary Art History, Conservation and Criticism, Erin spent the last five years in New York solidifying her passion and knowledge of visual art. She has worked in various art institutions - from galleries, art fairs to museums - and is devoted to the vibrant art community of Toronto which she now calls home. As an avid supporter of Canadian art, Erin brings her diverse experiences in art consultations to aid you in your journey of collecting art.