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Meet the Owner

Born and raised in Houston, Tina Ozcelik always dreamed of owning her own store. At the time, the fantasy store was a flower shop. Today, she still calls Houston home and is living her dream as the owner of two locations of The Eye Gallery, one of the chicest eyewear retailers in the city. As a professional, Tina preferred the business side of eyewear – the buying process and interacting with customers to find the best frames. After college, it was her years of working in the retail industry that got her in the door of her first eyewear store. She worked her way up and learned all aspects of the industry. Later, she was a buyer for eyewear collections and learned more about the finer aspects of the trade, including the luxury niche.

Tina grew up on the west side of Houston in the Energy Corridor, attending Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart and Lee High School her junior and senior year. She later graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in Biology & Physical Science. As a sophomore in college, her father – a Type 1 Diabetic – started losing his eyesight and ultimately required a corneal replacement. Tina was by his side throughout this time, and it was this experience that ignited a passion and directed her career path toward the optics industry. n 2008, Tina spotted a new, ultra-modern retail building on Westheimer. She followed up with the owner and started living her dream – opening her first location of The Eye Gallery on December 22, 2008. She mixes high-fashion with function and relishes the one-on-one interaction with clients to help them look their best – and see! Since 2008, The Eye Gallery has two locations in Houston – the original in River Oaks, and the newest store on Post Oak Boulevard.

Tina married the love of her life, Fikri Ozcelik, and together they have two children. She stays active in their schools, The Regis School and her alma mater Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart. In addition, she is an ardent supporter of multiple organizations involved in women and children’s causes. The Ozceliks make their home in The Heights and enjoy traveling around the world as time permits. The global nature of Houston is what Tina loves best about her hometown – noting “it’s what makes our city tick.” With both eyewear and in life, Tina believes “Never let fear be your guide!”

River Oaks

As our primary store in Houston, Texas, our River Oaks location sits in the heart of Montrose at Westheimer and Southland. This chic store is home to over 500 frames and accessories from unique eyewear brands from around the world. You will find some exclusive brands that we don’t carry at our sister location in Post Oak. There is a neighboring optometrist right next door, and knowledgeable Eye Gallery reps to help you find the best eyewear for you.

Post Oak

As our second store in Houston, Texas, our Post Oak location is nestled in BLVD Place right next to Whole Foods along Post Oak Blvd. This contemporary yet comfortable store is home to over 500 frames and accessories from unique eyewear brands from around the world. You will find some exclusive brands that we don’t carry at our sister location in River Oaks. Come and visit our knowledgeable Eye Gallery reps to help you find the best eyewear for you.

OUR REPS

Meet The Eye Gallery Team

Our talented team of Eye Gallery representatives and company owners are here to help you find the perfect fit.

OUR REPS

Meet The Eye Gallery Team

Our talented team of Eye Gallery representatives and company owners are here to help you find the perfect fit.

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