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Since 2017, I have been collaborating with Openwork Art Advisory as a specialist advisor and consultant on a project-by-project basis. Openwork is an independent boutique art management firm founded by art historian Dr. Lara Tomaszewska specializing in acquisitions, appraisals, collection management and provenance research. For more information about any of the services listed below and to learn about new and ongoing projects, please visit Openwork Art Advisory and contact me directly using the form below.


  • Acquisition and sales planning, research, and market analysis
  • Consultation with wealth management and legal professionals
  • Advice on purchase and sale of fine art
  • Strategic planning for buyers and sellers



  • Fine art valuations (specialization: 19th-21st century European and North American painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, multi-media)
  • Documentation for resale, equitable dispersal of assets, insurance coverage, estate planning, gifts and charitable donations, cultural property donations (CCPERB)



  • Sourcing works (private market, auction, dealers)
  • Market and provenance research, including valuation 
  • Bidding, price negotiation, transaction negotiation
  • Due diligence and sale completion (storage, shipping, insurance)



  • Inventory control (cataloguing, digitization, conservation)
  • Management of framing, installation, and storage
  • Residential and commercial staging
  • Acquisitions, de-acquistions, and appraisals
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