"Despite claiming ownership to some of the art world's most esteemed institutions and luminaries, Philadelphia has always been saddled with a second-tier status among artists and influencers. If gallery owner Bridgette Mayer has anything to do with it, those days will soon be over.
'I'm striving to put Philadelphia on the art map,' says the 38-year-old owner of the Washington Square gallery that bears her name. 'I want people to be eager and begging to show here, not turning down the city because it's not important enough.'
If anyone can make this happen, it's the indefatigable Mayer..."