Leila Heller an Iranian art dealer who has been a major conduit in the West for all things involving Iranian art and artists. Ms. Heller is generally regarded as the only dealer in New York — if not the West — to have doggedly promoted Iranian art for decades. Leila Heller Gallery (formerly LTMH Gallery), located in the heart of Chelsea’s gallery district, promotes a cutting edge program of international contemporary emerging and mid-career artists. The gallery has gained recognition for fostering the careers of artists working across a multitude of disciplines and mediums, helping to establish them among the leading contemporary artists internationally. The gallery presents a dynamic exhibition schedule, actively engaging world renowned curators, hosting educational panels and producing catalogues with scholarly essays. The Gallery also participates in major international art fairs each year and stages offsite projects as a continuation of the program. Gallery artists have consistently participated in major international exhibitions and biennials, and are included in important institutional collections worldwide.