Abha Housego is the Head of Saffronart in the UK. She joined the company in 2007 and was responsible for opening their gallery in London in 2008 and expanding their presence in Europe and the Middle East. She is a specialist in modern and contemporary Indian art and has spearheaded many of Saffronart’s most successful sales including the flagship annual online summer sale.
She combines her specialist roles with business development. Besides authoring numerous articles on Indian art, she has sat on a variety of panels revolving around Indian art and the art market. She has also pioneered the inclusion of art from Pakistan and other South Asian countries in the Saffronart auction calendar.
Prior to joining Saffronart, she worked at the Prints, Drawings and Photographs section of the British Library and at Indar Pasricha Fine Art Gallery, London, where she was responsible for launching their contemporary Indian art programme. Abha has a B.A. (Hons.) in History from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, and a Master’s degree in History of Art from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.