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Principal, Schiff Fine Art
Lisa Schiff held her first gallery position in Paris in 1991. Since then she has taught as an adjunct professor of art history at Hunter College, the College of Staten Island, and Nassau Community College. She spent several years working at Phillips, de Pury and Luxembourg as assistant to the CEO and as manager of International Operations. And she directed Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art before launching SFA.
Additionally, Ms. Schiff is a doctoral candidate in Art History at the City University of New York. She holds an M.A. in Art History from the University of Miami, Florida, and a B.A. 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.
She has lectured at UCLA, USC, and CUNY on various art-related topics and has curated several exhibitions including "Downstrokes and Feedback" and "Love in a Cold Climate (co-curated with Sima Familant). Her published articles have included a discussion of Vik Muniz and the MOMA's recent expansion.
Lisa Schiff sits on the Producer's Council of the New Museum in New York, the Director's Council of the ICA Boston, the Board of Directors of LAXART in Los Angeles, and on the Board of Trustees of Rhizome and the Board of Trustees of the Sculpture Center, both in New York. She is also involved with the CCA Wattis Institute in San Francisco.