Morisa Rosenberg is the Director of Works on Paper at Bonhams in Los Angeles. She joined Bonhams in 1992. Her primary responsibilities include business getting, appraisals and the day-to-day management of the department, which holds two sales annually, simulcast to Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York.
Rosenberg has almost two decades of experience appraising and evaluating fine prints and photographs. Her expertise ranges from old master to modern and contemporary prints and multiples, as well as vintage posters and photographs.
Throughout the course of her career, Rosenberg has worked with major international collections and institutions including the Estates of Mr. & Mrs. Norman Lear, Beverly Hills, Calif., and Meta Chandler, Los Angeles, as well as property from The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Palm Springs Museum of Art in California, The Minnesota Museum of Art in Minneapolis, Minn., the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California at Los Angeles.
Rosenberg began her career in the arts in 1992 at The Southwest Museum in Pasadena, Calif. From 1992-2000, she worked with Butterfield & Butterfield, first serving as Registrar for the Fine Art Department and then moving on to Specialist. Rosenberg was appointed to her current position as Director of Works on Paper in 2001.
Rosenberg holds a BA in Art History from Occidental College in Los Angeles. She also has a Certificate in Art History from the Universite de Haute Bretagne in Rennes, France.