Nancy Chaikin Art Advisory helps collectors find artworks they love and helps refine collections to best articulate a collectors vision and personality. Her experience with art traverses a wide spectrum—she holds a BFA in painting from the School of Visual Arts in New York and an MFA in Fine Art from Hunter College, New York. Chaikin has worked as a gallery director and as a corporate art consultant. She worked with a team of advisors for Viart Corporation (a former corporate consulting firm) in New York, who managed many prestigious collections including Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, The Capitol Group, TIAA /CREF and others. She has also curated numerous gallery exhibitions in New York and Los Angeles and was one of the first curators to show now-renowned artists such as Barnaby Furnace, Wade Guyton and others.
Nancy Chaikin Art Advisory was founded in 2002 to accommodate the needs of private and corporate clients acquiring works of art and maintaining collections. With more than 17 years experience as an advisor and independent curator, Ms. Chaikin specializes in Modern and Contemporary art, guiding clients through the process of assembling collections that are both personal and of historical importance. She works closely with her clients to create unique and thoughtful collections. With a specialty in modern and contemporary art, Chaikin loves female Abstract Expressionists and early video art from the 1970s and is inspired by acquiring works of art by under-recognized artists who have been left out of the history books but who have been very influential on contemporary artists. She formed Nancy Chaikin Art Advisory 13 years ago and has proudly had some of her clients go on to join museum boards, fund major exhibitions, and donate significant works of art to institutions.