Sara Kellner is the principal of Kellner Consulting, based in Houston, Texas. Kellner Consulting focuses on consulting in the arts, including organizational and creative planning, public art, and fund development. Between 1999 and 2006, Kellner was the executive director of DiverseWorks Artspace and led the organization through two successful strategic plans. During her tenure at DiverseWorks she also initiated a number of exhibitions including the AICA Award-winning William Pope.L: eRacism, and Contemporary Erotic Drawing, both of which were covered in the New York Times.
Previously, Kellner was the visual arts director at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center in Buffalo, NY. She has served on the board and as the board president of the National Association of Artists Organizations, and she participated in the first year of the Co-Generate, a series of meetings around the country sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, designed to foster the leadership of artists and arts professionals under the age of 30. Kellner serves as an advisory board member for Aurora Picture Show, the Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Association, and the film department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She is the president of the Downtown Area Women's Network in Houston. Kellner has served on various Center panels, most recently as a management panelist in 2009.