Kathleen Guzman

Managing Director at Heritage Auctions

Managing Director at Heritage Auctions

Kathleen Guzman is a recognized appraiser and auctioneer with over 40 years experience in the art and antiques industry. Ms. Guzman is the Managing Director of Heritage Auctions in New York, based in Dallas. She has personally auctioned over 1,500 sales with over 1 Million objects valued at over $1 Billion US dollars. She brings 15 years experience from the world-renown international auction house Christie’s. She was the former President of Christie’s East and President of Phillips Auctioneers, as well as Senior Vice-President of Business Development at Ebay. She was the Director of Hubert Gallery, specializing in Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso for two years, and is professionally, an independent consultant, writer and charity auctioneer. Ms. Guzman has appeared as an expert on the PBS series “Antiques Roadshow” for the over twenty years. She holds an Executive M.B.A. from Columbia University and has a Master’s Degree in Art History from Queen’s College. Ms. Guzman lectures extensively on the art market. Ms. Guzman also auctions extensively for charitable causes including Make-a-Wish, Juvenile Diabetes and Housing Works to name a few, with noted celebrities. Her present and past clients include Bloomberg, Inc., the Estate of Marilyn Monroe, Barbra Streisand, the estate of Tom Thumb, Graham Nash and the artist John Graham.