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Meredith Meuwly Meredith Meuwly, ISA CAPP
Director, Appraisal Services
Museum, Institutional and Corporate Art Services
800-872-6467 Ext. 1631

Meredith earned her Bachelor's degree in Classical Studies and Art History from Duke University in 2000, and a Master's degree in Modern Art, Connoisseurship, and the History of the Art Market from Christie's Education in New York in 2001. 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 39 specialist categories.

In addition to her duties at Heritage, Meredith participates as an appraiser for Antiques Roadshow on PBS, specializing in Glass, Silver, and Decorative Arts. Meredith is a certified appraiser of personal property with the International Society of Appraisers. She serves on the ISA Fine Art committee and is an executive board member of the Foundation for Appraisal Education. Meredith is also an instructor for the ISA Fine Art Course and a 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.

Leanne O'Donnell Leanne O'Donnell
Administrative Assistant, Appraisal Services
800-872-6467 Ext. 1549

Leanne O'Donnell graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Writing from Texas Christian University in 2015. During her tenure at TCU, Leanne completed her Honors Laureate Thesis on the topic of evolving marketing techniques in auction catalogs, specifically in Impressionist & Modern Art catalogs since 1990, and studied Arts Administration through TCU's minor program. Additionally, she studied studio art and international art market practices at the Lorenzo de' Medici Italian International Institute in Florence, Italy. Leanne graduated as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, a John V. Roach Honors Laureate, a TCU Chancellor's Scholar, and as the TCU School of Art Senior Scholar.

Prior to earning her position in Heritage's Appraisal Services Department, Leanne worked closely on Heritage's Belo Collection of Texas Art Signature Auction as Intern for the Fine & Decorative Arts Department, executing cataloguing, artist outreach, media coverage, and exhibition planning. She also previously worked in the Kimbell Art Museum Education Department, served as an Assistant Editor for TCU Press publications, and worked in TCU's Student Activities Department as the Managing Director of TCU's event planning body.

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