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Patricia Dillon

Patricia Dillon

Adjunct Instructor

Patricia Dillon is Adjunct Professor at the Center for Applied Liberal Arts, NYUSPS. She is president of Putnam Art Advisors & Consultants, Inc., a multi-faceted art advisory firm serving private, corporate, and not for profit clients assisting in the purchase, sale, and appraisal of fine and decorative arts.  Additionally, she often consults and advises artists, artist’s estates and conservators. Patricia has had a lifelong interest in American painting and material culture and has studied at New York University, Columbia University, Parsons School of Design, Cooper-Hewitt, and Sotheby’s.  Previously, Patricia was a litigator who tried dozens of cases to verdict including matters involving authenticity and value in fine and decorative arts. She also taught at SUNY Purchase for a number of years.

Currently Teaching

Architects Who Shaped the Decorative Arts

Learn about the influence and contributions of famous architects to furniture design and the decorative arts.

Next Generation: What to Do with Your Family's Treasures When Your Kids Aren't Interested

This class explores options for managing family heirlooms and possessions.