Patricia DillonAdjunct 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.
Study the relationship between fine art and decorative art of the 20th century.
Examine the history of fashion and costume to learn about changes in style, construction, and the use of fabrics.
Explore paintings from the American South, a region that has produced some of the most important American art for more than 400 years.