Meredith Meuwly - Pawn Expo speaker

Meredith Meuwly

How to Maximize the Value of Art and Collectibles through an Auction House

Meredith Meuwly earned her Bachelor’s degree in Classical Studies and Art History from Duke University, and a Master’s degree in Modern Art, Connoisseurship, and the History of the Art Market from Christie’s Education in New York. She spent the next five years in the Christie’s New York Antiquities Department as sale coordinator and cataloguer of ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and Near Eastern works of art. During her time at Christie’s, she worked on numerous high profile auctions including the Doris Duke Estate, Ancient Egyptian Art from the Harer Family Trust, and the John W. Kluge Morven Collection of Ancient Art.

Meredith joined Heritage Auctions in 2007 as Senior Consignment Director in the Fine & Decorative Arts Department, overseeing two auctions each year. In January 2010, she became the Director of Appraisal Services, preparing formal appraisals for 40 specialist categories.

In addition to her duties at Heritage, Meredith participates as an appraiser for Antiques Roadshow on PBS.  She is a certified appraiser of personal property with the International Society of Appraisers and currently serves as the ISA Director of Education and as an instructor for the Appraisal of Fine Art and Advanced Appraisal Methodology courses.  She is the Past President of the Foundation for Appraisal Education and is a frequent guest lecturer at museums, institutions, conferences, and multiple civic organizations.  In 2015, she was honored with the ISA Distinguished Service Award for her contributions and dedication to the field of personal property appraisals.