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Leslie Koot, M.A., AAA

EDUCATION
Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine Art and Decorative Arts, New York University – SCPS, New York, 2013.
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, 
New York University – SCPS, 2011; Recertified in 2014 and 2016.
M.A. Modern Art History, Connoisseurship, History of the Art Market, 
Christie’s Education, New York, December 2007.
B.A. Business Administration, Hogere Economische School, Amsterdam, July 1983 
 

PUBLICATIONS
"Valuing Cuban Art", Alex Rosenberg & Leslie Koot, Trusts and Estates, April 2015, Page A20
2007: M.A. Thesis: “Amelia Pelaez’s Still Lifes of the late 1930s and 1940s: Self-Portraits”, Christie’s Education, New York.
     Accessioned by the Library of the Latin American Art Department, Christie’s New York, December 2007.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Alex Rosenberg & Associates, LLC, New York, Associate since December 2009.
Organization of private art tours to museum and gallery exhibitions, and private collections, since 2008.
Christie’s New York, Latin American Art Department, September – December 2007, participated in the 2007 Fall Sale of Latin American Art;
     involved in the preparation of estimates for consigned artworks, condition reports, and acted as liaison for Spanish-speaking clients.


AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS
Certified Member, Appraisers Association of America 
Member, Exhibitions Committee, National Arts Club, New York
Christie’s Education Alumni Association, New York
Fellow, Museum of Modern Art, New York

SPECIAL INTERESTS
Modern/Contemporary/Emerging Art
Latin-American Art
Cuban Art


FOREIGN LANGUAGES
Spanish, French, German, and Dutch