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Gayle Skluzacek

Gayle Skluzacek

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Gayle Skluzacek is the President of Abigail Hartmann Associates, a full service appraisal firm with multiple specialists. Her firm has catalogued important collections, estates, and archives; identified lost masterpieces, served as an art/personal property expert in court cases, and worked closely with major museums in their art acquisition programs. Through NYU and the AAA, Skluzacek coauthored the first course on Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice for personal property appraisers in the US. In 2001, she was invited by the Cuban government to teach a course on appraising in Havana.  She served on the Board of Directors of the AAA in 1992-2010 and was President in 2000-2002. In 2015, she was awarded the prestigious AAA’s Director’s Award for her service to the appraisal profession.

Currently Teaching

Appraising Fine and Rare Wine

Explore the factors that determine the value of a wine or wine collection for buyers and investors.

What Is American in American Art, 1750-1880

This course provides a survey of American art, including paintings, drawings, and sculpture, from 1750 to 1880.

What Is American in American Art, 1880-1950

This course surveys American art, including paintings, drawings, and sculpture, from 1880 to 1950.