Steven Henry has been the Director of the Paula Cooper Gallery in New York since 1998. He has organized numerous exhibitions at the gallery, from major one person exhibitions of the work of Sol LeWitt, Douglas Huebler, Bruce Conner, Jennifer Bartlett, Charles Gaines, Dan Flavin and John Chamberlain to group shows featuring the works of Josef Albers, Jonathan Borofsky, Sam Durant, Hans Haacke, Ellsworth Kelly, Sherrie Levine, Sol LeWitt, Glenn Ligon, Robert Mangold, Brice Marden, Agnes Martin, John McLaughlin, Walid Raad, Jan Schoonhoven, Rudolf Stingel, Anne Truitt, Dan Walsh, Meg Webster, Carey Young, and Kelley Walker. Prior to 1998, Mr. Henry was the Associate Director at the Margo Leavin Gallery in Los Angeles, and previous to that he worked at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, and the Dallas Museum of Art in Texas.
Mr. Henry serves on the Board of Directors of the Little Opera Theatre of New York and was formerly on the board of the Harlem School of the Arts. He has also served as a founding member of the board directors of the Inner City Foundation. He holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Art History and Political Science from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and both an MBA and a Masters in Arts Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.