Barbara joined AIG Private Client Group in 2008 and became a Director of Art Collection Management in 2010. She has more than 25 years of registration/collections management experience in private, public, university, and corporate collections and museums, and with art libraries and archives. She began her career at a contemporary art gallery in New York City after which she was assistant curator of The FORBES Magazine Collection. Before coming to AIG, Barbara was the registrar at the Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, Florida. Today at AIG she provides collection management, risk management and loss prevention services, and claims assistance for private collections policyholders in the Southeastern, Central and Midwestern U.S. Barbara is a member of the Executive Board of the Friends of the Uffizi Gallery, a member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS), and a member of ArtTable Florida Chapter leadership. Barbara holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and Psychology with a minor in painting from Smith College, and a Masters in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University where she now teaches the first course in private collectors, collections, and museums.
Director of Art Collection Management, AIG Private Client Group