Founded by artist Lauren Siry in 2012, 1805 Gallery is an artist studio and exhibition space in Little Italy that encourages critical conversations, creative thinking, community growth and development through exhibitions and artist residencies. In support of a sustainable cultural network, the gallery extends programming  to off site locations establishing partnerships with local organizations and small businesses. The gallery curates exhibitions, artist residencies and events that feature emerging and mid-career artists who explore unique concepts through painting, drawing, sculpture, installations and digital work.  


Lauren Siry holds a Masters in Contemporary Art from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London and a BFA from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  As a practicing studio artist, Siry has completed studio fine art programs at the San Francisco Art Institute in California and the Studio Arts College International in Florence, Italy. In 2012 Siry returned to San Diego to open 1805 Gallery. She aims to create opportunities for artists to exhibit and develop their practice while producing exciting experiences and events for collectors to acquire meaningful works of art.  Siry specializes in private collections, hotel art collections, curating art exhibitions and events for galleries, museums, organizations and hotels. 


1805 Columbia Street 

San Diego, CA 92101

By Appointment Only

Owner/Director: Lauren Siry