Chris Alfieri

Christopher Alfieri came to New Orleans from New York in 1994 and enrolled in the Loyola University Law School where he obtained his J.D. degree in 1999. Chris is a Partner in the New Orleans law firm of Christovich & Kearney, LLP. He practices in the areas of general and commercial defense litigation and in the area of art law, counseling artists, collectors, dealers, arts organizations, institutions, museums and non-profit corporations in Louisiana and elsewhere on a variety of legal matters involving governance, art commerce, artist rights, resale rights and restitution and repatriation.

Chris is a dual U.S. / Italian citizen and currently serves as Legale di Fiducia (general legal counsel) to the Italian General Consulate in Houston, Texas. His work with the Italian Consulate engages him in a wide array of matters involving Italian nationals and corporations operating in the United States.

Chris is a founding Executive Board Member, Officer and General Counsel of U.S. Biennial, Inc., the non-profit entity which produces the Prospect New Orleans Triennial series.

Chris is the current President of the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association 2014/15, the largest FBA chapter in the U.S., established in 1937.

current and past
funders and partners

2016 Partners, Season & Presenting Members

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Copa Airlines
RISO, Inc.
The New Orleans South Market District

Susan Brennan, 2016 Presenting Member
Francesca Schwartz, 2016 Presenting Member
Sean Johnson, 2016 Presenting Member
Martin Weinstein and Teresa Liszka, 2016 Season Members
David Workman, 2016 Season Member
Wayne Amedee, 2016 Season Member
Shaun Duncan, 2016 Sustaining Member
The May Board of Directors

2015 Partners, Season & Presenting Members

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
The Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans

RISO, Inc.

Susan Brennan, 2015 Presenting Member
Francesca Schwartz, 2015 Presenting Member
Sean Johnson, 2015 Presenting Member
Martin Weinstein and Teresa Liszka, 2015 Season Members
David Workman, 2015 Season Member
Wayne Amedee, 2015 Season Member
Shaun Duncan, 2015 Sustaining Member
Lisa Plimpton, 2015 Sustaining Member
Ty Provosty, 2015 Sustaining Member
Catherine Garnier, 2015 Sustaining Member
Lex Kelso, 2015 Sustaining Member
Trey Burns, 2015 Sustaining Member
Locomote Media, 2015 Sustaining Member
Jenna Knoblach, 2015 Sustaining Member
The May Board of Directors

2014 Partners, Season & Presenting Members

Ecole de Communication Visuelle, Provence, France
The Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans
Loyola University College of Fine Arts
The Mondriaan Foundation
Prospect New Orleans
RISO, Inc.
The Rosa Mary Foundation
The Netherlands America’s Foundation

Susan Brennan, 2014 Presenting Member
Michael Wilkinson, 2014 Presenting Member
Wayne Amedee, 2014 Season Member
Chris Alfieri, 2014 Season Member
Charles Whited, 2014 Season Member
Mark Oliver, 2014 Season Member
The May Board of Directors