New York — Bonhams, the international fine art auction house, has appointed Margaret K. Tierney as the company's representative for Pennsylvania, Delaware and Southern New Jersey. Ms. Tierney offers seventeen years of experience in the international fine art auction industry and an in-depth knowledge of the regional, national and international art market.
Malcolm Barber, Bonhams CEO, comments, "We are delighted with our appointment of Margaret Tierney. Margaret has a wealth of experience from the international art auction world that she brings to Bonhams and we welcome her enthusiasm and business acumen."
Prior to joining Bonhams, Ms. Tierney worked for two other international auction houses in Philadelphia, where she was responsible for all auction activity including appraisals, sales and acquisitions in the Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. In 2006, Ms. Tierney started her own venture and formed Margaret Keene Tierney Fine Art Advisors LLC.
With experience working with multiple private collections, estates, museums and non-profit organizations, Ms. Tierney has negotiated and organized numerous appraisals, sales and acquisitions. She has lectured on the art market to local, state-wide and national organizations, including many Estate Planning Councils in the tri-state area. Ms. Tierney graduated from Boston College and has been actively involved with the Philadelphia Antiques Show, sitting on various committees, since 1999.
Ms. Tierney resides in Berwyn, Pennsylvania with her husband and three children.
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Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world's largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques. The present company was formed by the merger in November 2001 of Bonhams & Brooks and Phillips Son & Neale. In August 2002, the company acquired Butterfields, the principal firm of auctioneers on the West Coast of America. Today, Bonhams offers more sales than any of its rivals, through two major salerooms in London: New Bond Street and Knightsbridge; and a further three in the UK regions and Scotland. Sales are also held in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Carmel, New York and Connecticut in the USA; and Germany, France, Monaco, Hong Kong and Australia. Bonhams has a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 25 countries offering sales advice and appraisal services in 60 specialist areas. For a full listing of upcoming sales, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments go to www.bonhams.com