FINE ART EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-047771
For more than 25 years, this expert has been engaged in the appraisal of colonial to contemporary silver, furniture, ceramics, maps, and paintings. She graduated from the University of Texas and completed postgraduate studies with a Christies-associated program at the Royal College of Art in London. She has appraised collections for the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Marriott Bermuda, and the Bank of Butterfield; she has also worked closely with the Bermuda National ...
Expert Witness: E-005770
This sports and recreation expert is located in Canada and is a member of Parks & Recreation Ontario, Coaching Associations of Canada, and Phsyical & Health Education Canada. He is currently Programming Chair and Board Member of a major recreational association.
Expert Witness: E-062987
This valuation expert currently runs a New York firm of appraisers that provide forensic valuations of residential belongings, office contents, and fine art. He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser designated by the American Society of Appraisers and has been appraising since 1984. The expert sits on the International Board of Governors of the ASA and is also a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. He has taught appraisal research methods in various ...
Expert Witness: E-049494
This performing artist and scholar of twentieth century American culture served among the first curators of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his BA in Sociology and Fine Arts from Montclair State University and completed a doctoral degree focused on American Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University. He has served as a faculty member in the American Studies departments of Penn College, Indiana University, and Radford University, while ...
Expert Witness: E-043478
This expert is a designer and educator. He is a partner at a company dedicated to sustainable practices in design for production. He is principal of a design studio. He has been a member of the faculty at a RI design school in the Departments of Industrial Design, Interior Architecture and Furniture Design and previously served as interim dean of the Division of Architecture + Design. He is currently head of the Furniture Design department. His work has been shown in ...
Expert Witness: E-008336
This qualified expert has worked for over 30 years at a family-owned brush manufacturing company that has been in his family for four generations since 1875. He received a B.S. in Business and Fine Art from the University of Northern Colorado. He has worked with NASA as a subcontractor to produce brushes for the Mars Rover and has developed brushes for the automotive detailing industry. He currently serves as President and CEO of a brush manufacturing company that ...
Expert Witness: E-086971
This mental health expert is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Associate Director of a forensic psychiatry fellowship program for a large public university in Colorado. Much of his work has focused on the mental health of prison inmates, with a particular emphasis on the effects of solitary confinement. The expert earned his M.D. from the University of Maryland Medical School and completed his psychiatric internship/residency at the University of Colorado Health ...
Expert Witness: E-158160
This expert earned his BA in Chemistry from Washington University and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. After receiving his PhD, he earned his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The expert completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Saint Louis Children's Hospital in association with the Washington University School of Medicine, and he went on to complete several ...
Expert Witness: E-156315
Robert Marcarelli is a well-known and respected chef, manager and restaurant consultant known throughout the Connecticut area. He has over fifteen years of hands-on business experience in restaurants, retail, catering, and the hospitality industry and over 20 years in business management. Robert’s experiences of working in the front and back of the house are what give him the competitive edge in our consulting field. Those skills, and specifically, his passion for ...
Expert Witness: E-000003
This expert is a board certified Radiologist with additional Fellowship training in Angiography Imaging. He has extensive experience in the field that was refined early on in his career given his strong background in military medicine. Currently this physician is actively teaching and practicing medicine at a well-respected medical university. Additionally, he is the Director of Medical Imaging at a leading institution.
Expert Witness: E-079915
This expert is highly fluent in environmental compliance strategies that take into account state and federal environmental regulations and guidances, and the principles of sound engineering practices. His regulatory expertise includes the regulation and enforcement of hazardous waste, superfund and toxic substance laws and UIC regulations. This expert worked in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 31 years and was EPA's RCRA national hazardous waste expert and ...

FINE ART EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Expert Art Appraiser Assesses Multi-Million Dollar Private Collection FINE ART Expert Case

…  case involves the multi-million dollar art collection that belonged to the estate of an elderly couple that passed …  of contemporary paintings and sculpture. An expert in art appraisal was sought to review the couple’s collection and determine the …

Antiques Expert Witness Opines on Illegal Material Trading FINE ART Expert Case

This case involves the sale of an antique statue in Montana that was allegedly made from walrus ivory. At the time of the sale, the state in which the statue was sold had recently changed the laws banning the sale of ivory items to be inclusive of all fo …

Expert Plays Key Role in VARA Action Involving Public Art FINE ART Expert Case

Expert Plays Key Role in VARA Action Involving Public Art

…  in this case filed an action pursuant to the Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990 (VARA) (17 U.S.C.S. § 106A) to prevent the …  whether the work was a “work of recognized stature” as defined by VARA. Additionally, plaintiffs showed the existence of such stature by …

Sculptor’s Statue Infringes Copyright of Protected Photograph FINE ART Expert Case

This case involves a sculptor who decided to make a polychromed wood sculptural version of a copyrighted photograph that showed a couple and their 8 puppies. Through a variety of marketing channels, the photograph was published in a local newspaper, exhibi …

Young Woman Raped by Security Guard at Art Museum FINE ART Expert Case

Young Woman Raped by Security Guard at Art Museum

…  plaintiff, a twenty-three-year-old female, was attending a fine art gala at a museum. While waiting in line for the bathroom, a large security …