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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

Developing Connoisseurship: Learning to Look

Learn the art of connoisseurship, and gain an understanding of why one artist or painting is considered to be “better” than another.