Lisa Schiff has over a decade of experience as an advisor to private collectors and foundations. As the Principal of her advisory firm, Schiff Fine Art, she travels widely to stay on top of trends within the art world. Through extensive relationships and deep connections to the gallery, museum and auction worlds, and a honed inside knowledge of the art market, SFA focuses on adding value to its clients' collections by sourcing and acquiring significant works of art from both established and emerging artists.
Lisa is ABD on her PhD in Art History. She holds an MA in Art History from the University of Miami, Florida, and a BA in Art History and French from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She completed a year with Columbia University's Reid Hall in Paris, executing her undergraduate thesis while in residence.
Prior to establishing SFA, Lisa held a variety of positions in the art world in New York, Los Angeles, and Paris. Additionally, she has taught as an adjunct professor of art history at Hunter College, the College of Staten Island, and Nassau Community College and has lectured at UCLA, USC, and CUNY on various art-related topics. Lisa has also organised a number of exhibitions, the next of which is slated for 2015.