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Louise Devenish

Louise Devenish

Adjunct Instructor

Louise Devenish is a certified appraiser specializing in American and European furniture and decorative arts from the 16th-century through the present.  In 2009, she founded DevenishGroup.com, an on-line arts and design community.  Ms. Devenish participated in a group appraisal for the Detroit Institute of Arts in order to establish values for numerous pieces in its fine and decorative arts collection in 2014. For the past decade, she has been a consultant for 1stDibs.com, an online international antique marketplace. Louise has taught at NYUSPS Center for Applied Liberal Arts and Parsons School of Design.  Ms. Devenish has been a member of the Appraiser’s Association of America and LAPADA-The Association of Arts and Antique Dealers for over 20 years.

Past Courses

A New York City Guide to the Decorative Arts: Immerse Yourself in Style

Learn the visual vocabulary of style and ornament in decorative arts through weekly guided visits to New York auction houses, galleries, and museums.

New York City Museums by Moonlight: Decorative Arts from Baroque to Contemporary

Gain an introduction to the European and American decorative arts through weekly guided visits to museums in New York City.