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Alex J. Rosenberg, Sc.D., AAA/ASA - Curriculum Vitae

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), 2015
Certified Appraiser in Modern and Contemporary Art, Appraisers Association of America (AAA), 1991; 
     President, 1994–1996; 1st Vice President, 1994; Co-chairman, Education Committee, 2001–2006; Chairman Membership Committee, 1994; Board member, 1990;      Member, 1987; Life member, 2012
Accredited Senior Member, American Society of Appraisers, certified in Personal Property/Fine Art, 1986;
     Personal Property Committee, 1987–1989: Board of Examiners, 1987–1995
Chairman Emeritus, Salvador Dalí Research Center, 2015–
Chairman, Salvador Dalí Research Center, 2006–2015
Member, Board of Directors, Hermitage Museum Foundation Israel, 2014–
Member, Board of Directors, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 2000–2006, 2007 –
Member, International Board of Governors, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 1999 –
Member, Board of Advisors, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, Stony Brook Foundation, 2000–2010
Board Member, Havana Film Festival of New York, 2000–
Trustee, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, 1991–1995, Member Art Comm., 1992–1995
Member, Editorial Council, Arte Cubano, 2005–
Member, National Arts Club, 1984– , Governor, 2011–
Member, Parrish Art Museum Collections, Exhibitions Committee, 1989–1995
Member, Advisory Committee, Hofstra Museum, 1989–1993 
Member, Print and Drawing Council, American Israel Cultural Foundation, 1980–1985
Fine Arts Publishers Association, 1981, President, 1983–1986, Vice President, 1981–1983, Treasurer, 1986–1989
Board Member, Museum of the Borough of Brooklyn, 1986–1988
Board Member, Artist’s Rights Today, 1974–1983
Board Member, VAGA (Visual Arts and Galleries Association), 1978–1980


CAREER RELATED ACTIVITIES
Recognized art appraiser with more than 40 years experience, specializing in all forms of Impressionist, Post-impressionist, Modern and Contemporary Art. 
Expert witness and consultant with extensive courtroom experience
Consultant to IRS New York office, 2012–
Creator of Master of Fine Arts degree course in Appraisal Science, Art and Art Law: Advanced Institute of the Arts [ISA], Havana, Cuba, June 2000
Director, National Arts Club art collection inventory and appraisal project;  supervised team of 15 appraisers, March – May 2011
Visiting Professor, Centro Nacional de Conservacion Restauracion y Museologia, Havana, Cuba, 2010
Pastel Society of America, juried exhibition, September 2007
International Congress of Culture and Progress, Havana, Cuba, USA delegate and panelist, 1999, 2007
Speaker, UNESCO Conference of Latin American Nations on How the Appraiser Protects National PatrimonyHavana, Dec. 2005
Organizer, co-editor, teacher: Serving as an Expert Witness, by Appraisers Association of America, June 17, 2005
Co-organizer and participant in conference : Assessment and Valuation of Puerto Rican, Chicano, Latino and Hispanic–Caribbean Art,
     Hunter College, New York City, May 20-21, 2005
Panel moderator and speaker, Appraiser’s Association of America Conference, 1990–2004 
Visiting Professor of Fine Art at Instituto Superior de Arte (I.S.A.), Havana, Cuba, 1993–
     “The Art, Science and Business of Appraising”, 60 hrs., January, 1999; 15 hrs., February, 2001
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Appraising, New York University, 1995–2005
Guest Lecturer, City University of New York, 2000, 2001, 2003
Co-chair Seminar: Appraising African-American Historical, Artistic and Cultural Objects, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York  2003
NYU–AAA Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) co-creator and instructor, 1995
Lecturer, “The Business of Appraising,” New York University, 1994–1999
Lecturer, “Appraising Modern Art,” New York University, 1992–1994
Lecturer, New School for Social Research / Parsons School of Design, 1977–1988
Associate Director, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, 1983–1988
Panel moderator, World Art Market Conference, sponsored by Art News, Antiques World and Art Newsletter, New York City, 1980, 1982, 1984


AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Belmont Society Award, Appraisers Association of America, for contribution to the field of appraising, 2014
Honorary Vice President, National Arts Club, 2012–
National Arts Club Key to Gramercy Park, named “The Rosenberg Key”, May 2010
President’s Award, Appraisers Association of America, November 2005
Alex and Carole Rosenberg Collection, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, Penn., Feb. 2005
“Lifetime Achievement” award, National Arts Club, New York, February 2004
Diploma, El Museo Nacional de Bellas Arte, Havana, July 2003
Honorary Fellow, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 2002
Member, Silver Circle of President’s Council, Albright College, 2007
Lifetime Achievement in the Arts recognition, Albright College, February 2004
Alex and Carole Rosenberg Collection, Savannah College of Art and Design, 1999
Graham J. Littlewood III Memorial Award for professional excellence, Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science, 1996
Distinción por la Cultura Nacional (National Culture Award), Ministry of Culture, Republic of Cuba, 1995
Appraisers Association of America - Certificate for Distinguished Service, 1992–1994, 1996, 1999, 2002–2004
American Society of Appraisers - Certificate of Commendation, 1988, 1993
Alex Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University, 1995
Alex and Carole Rosenberg Print Workshop, Albright College, 1991
Special Prize Winner, Best Graphic Publisher, Grenchen (Switzerland) Triennial 1976
Israel Prize, to Reuven Rubin, Transworld Art Publication, “The Prophets,” for Israel’s 25th Anniversary, 1973 


WRITINGS AND SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS
Valuing Cuban Art, Alex Rosenberg & Leslie Koot, Trusts and Estates, April 2015, Page A20
Advanced Problems in Appraising Art, 13th Scientific Conference, ISA, Havana, February 21, 2013
Appraising Contemporary Art, National Museum of Foreign Art, and Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, December 2012
Is Newly Found Dali Painting Authentic?, BBC World News, November 2012
Appraising Posthumous Bronze Sculpture, symposium presenter, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, May 27, 2012
An Approach to Advanced Problems in Appraising Art, principal author, 55-chapter book, published by American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba,
     New York, January 2012
Who Was Salvador Dali?, Westchester Women’s Association, February 9, 2011
Who Was Salvador Dali?, Galeria Arte Berri, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republican, May 26, 2010
Cuban Art 1959–2008, American Society of Appraisers, Albany, New York, May 2008
“The Appraisal: Current Issues”, Chapter 2 in A Visual Artist’s Guide to Estate Planning: 2008 Supplement Update.
     Edited by Barbara Hoffman; The Marie Sharpe Art Foundation, 2008 
The Day the Divorce Between Art and Culture Became Final, Congress on Culture and Development, Havana, Cuba June 2007
Special Valuation Issues - Advanced Issues in Appraising, Appraisers Assoc. of America, June 1, 2007
Collecting and Appraising Contemporary Art, Altos de Chavon School of Design, Dominican Republic, February 2007
Twenty Artists I Published, The Print Club of New York, January 22, 2007
The Role of the Appraiser in Preserving Patrimony in Developing Nations, Appraisers Group, Havana, December, 2006
Appraisal Challenges - Advanced Issues in Appraising, Appraisers Assoc. of America, December 1, 2006
On Salvador Dali and the Salvador Dali Research Center, National Arts Club, New York City, October 2006,
     co-sponsored with the Appraisers Association of America
“Ethics of Appraising Art”, Chapter 8 in Ethics and the Visual Arts.  Edited by Elaine A. King and Gail Levin; Allworth Press, New York City, September 2006
The Business of Appraising - Advanced Issues in Appraising, Appraisers Assoc. of America, May 19, 2006
The Role of the Appraiser in Preserving Patrimony in Developing Nations, El Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 7, 2006
The Trouble with Contemporary Art, appeared in the Chubb Collector, February 2006
Art, Politics and Economics, Eastern Connecticut State University, November 2005
How to Become an Expert Witness - Advanced Issues in Appraising, Appraisers Assoc. of America, June, 2005
Hecho en Cuba, Art from the Cuban National Museum of Fine Art, Lotos Club, New York, March 2005
Moore, Calder, and Dali, National Arts Club, New York City, June 2004
The State of Cuban Contemporary Art, Lotos Club, New York, March 2004
The Trouble with Contemporary Art, Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, July 2003
The Trouble with Contemporary Art, Print Club, New York, June 2003
The Art, Science and Business of Appraising, 360 page book, Printed in English, 2000; Spanish, 2010.
Current Museum Financing Tools, National Museum of Cuban Art, Havana, Cuba, December 2002
The Trouble with Contemporary Art, AAA National Conference, November 2002
Cuban Art in the 21st Century, The Appraiser, Spring 2002
Leonid Sokov, Exhibition Catalogue, article, February 2002
Appraisal of the 74 sculptures by Edgar Degas, 2001
Author, MFA degree course curriculum:  The Art, Science and Business of Appraising Fine Art, ISA, Havana, Cuba, 1998; revised 2000
Printmaking in Cuba, Print Club of New York, Spring, 2000
Real Dali, Fake Dali, Art Collectors International, Spring, 1998, interviewee
The State of Contemporary Cuban Art, Ludwig Foundation, Aachen, Germany, May, 1998
Cuban Art Today in New York, an interview with Alex Rosenberg by Jaime Sarusky, Revolución y Cultura, Havana, Cuba, March–April, 1997
Remembering Henry Moore, Revolución y Cultura, Havana, Cuba, March–April, 1997 
The Importance of a Qualified Appraisal, New England Museum Association, March 23, 1996
The Joys and Hazards of Collecting Prints, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY, Oct. 27, 1995
Alex Rosenberg, Haciendo Luz Entre Las Sombras, The Comments of Armando Hart, Minister of Culture and Alex Rosenberg, Revolutión y Cultura,
     November–December, 1994
Contemporary Art In Cuba, April 6, 1994, Lotos Club, NYC
The Art of Romare Bearden, 1992 – Contributing Editor
The Ban on Cuban Art, Topical Currents, WLRN FM, Miami, FL, 15 April 1991, 7PM, Interviewee
Henry Moore: Mother and Child Portfolio Catalogue and Book, 1989, Contributing Editor
Committed to Print: Museum of Modern Art, NYC, January 31–April 19, 1988, Subject of Article
"More on Moore", Valuation, Vol. 33#1, February,1988, Author
Mother and Child: the Art of Henry Moore, 1987, Contributing Editor
"Fake or Real: There’s No Substitution for Research", Valuation, Vol.32 #1 Feb. 1987, Author
"Making Henry Moore Worth More", U.S. News and World Report, September 15, 1986
Graham Sutherland–The Last Romantic?, British Broadcasting Corp., April, 1982, Interviewee
"The Art Market: What is the Future?", Artnews, May, 1981, Author
"Limited Edition Lithography: Buyers Beware!", Forbes, July 10, 1978, Subject 
Our Unfinished Revolution, by Alexander Calder, 1976, Editor
An American Portrait, 1975, Editor
Homage to Tobey, Published by Transworld Art, Inc. in conjunction with Mark Tobey’s retrospective at the Smithsonian Institution, 1974, Editor
"From J&B to Dali", Dun’s Review, July, 1967, Subject


CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov", National Arts Club, New York City, November 3–29, 2014
"Dali, Memorias del Surrealismo”, Exhibition, National Museum of Fine Art, Havana, Cuba, July–October 2014
Organizer, “Romare Bearden” Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York City, February 3–28, 2014
Organizer, “All the Sculptures of Edgar Degas”, exhibition at el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba, December 2010 – January 2011
Organizer, “The Sculpture of Edgar Degas” Exhibition, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, March–May 2010
“Alex Rosenberg, Collector and Patron” Exhibition, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA, October 2008–January 2009
“Leonid Sokov” Exhibition, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA, February 8–March 22, 2002
“Henry Moore–Sculpture and Drawings,” Wifredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba, February–April 1997
“A Graphic Odyssey: Romare Bearden as Printmaker,” 22 U.S.A. Museums, September,1992–August, 1996
“Henry Moore–Sculptures and Drawings,” Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, April 16, 1993; Bratislava and Prague, 1993–1994
“Un Retracto Americano,” Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba, August–September 1992
“Master Prints” Exhibition, Tihany Museum, Hungary, May 27–September 30, 1989
Acting Curator of Sculpture, National Arboretum, Washington, D.C., 1990–1991
“Mother and Child”, Sculpture, Drawings and Prints of Henry Moore, Hofstra Museum, Hempstead, NY; Ross Gallery, Philadelphia, PA;
     Penn State University, State College, PA; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, 1987–1988
“An American Portrait, 1776–1976” — Prints and multiple sculpture, shown in over 50 museums, 1975–1977


EDUCATION
Doctor of Science in Art, Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, July 2003
Doctor Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, Hofstra University, May, 1989
Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science (Philadelphia University), B.S. 1948
Schools of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1937–1940
Albright College, 1935–1937
American Society of Appraisers; completed Personal Property courses, levels I, II, III, and IV 
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, 1994;  Recertified, 2000, 2006, 2011, 2013, 2015


BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
President, Alex Rosenberg & Associates, LLC, 2014–
President, Ardmore Affiliates/Alex Rosenberg Fine Art/Alex J. Rosenberg Appraisals 1985–
President, Neikrug Rosenberg Associates, Appraisers, 1989–1997 
President, Abbot Group, Appraisers, 1987–1989
President, Transworld Art, Inc., Alex Rosenberg Gallery and Alba Editions, 1968–1989


LISTED IN
Who’s Who in American Art Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in the World Who’s Who in the East