THE WISDOM OF EXPERIENCE
Megan Fox Kelly is a professional art advisor who builds and manages collections for an international mix of individuals, museums, estates and foundations. Her full service advisory business provides curatorial and market advice and museum-quality fine art services for collectors, attorneys, financial advisors and estates.
Her academic training includes an MA in the History of Art from Brown University. Megan’s professional training began in the Curatorial and Special Exhibitions Departments of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. This strong foundation in proper museum practice continues to inform her work for clients today.
After ten years in the international art business, she established Megan Fox Kelly Art Advisory in New York in 1999. Megan has curated collections of Post-War and Contemporary art, important 19th and 20th century American and European art, and vintage and contemporary photography.
In addition to advising clients on acquisitions and sales of works of art for their collections, her practice includes estate planning and execution, strategic planning and feasibility studies for museums, exhibition planning and administration, collection management and fine art appraisal services. Megan serves as the advisor to numerous artist and collector estates and Foundations including the Estate of Michael Crichton, The Terra Foundation for American Art, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, the Estate of Robert DeNiro, Sr., and others.
Megan is President of the Association of Professional Art Advisors. She is a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America, with a specialization in Post War and Contemporary Art and is U.S.P.A.P compliant. Megan has a Certificate of Appraisal Studies from New York University. She is a well-regarded expert and speaker specializing in the art market and collecting.
Kelly Van Ingen, Associate, brings over six years of experience in New York's leading galleries and auction houses including Pace Gallery, Sotheby's and Phillips. She works on all phases of collection building and sales, from artist and market research to fine art transport and installation. Kelly supports our clients on all matters related to the care and management of their collections including insurance, framing, conservation and database management. Kelly provides appraisal services, conducting on-site inventories with Megan and overseeing document production. Kelly received her BA in art history from College of Charleston and an MA in the art business from Sotheby's Institute of art. She holds particular interest and expertise in contemporary photography and modern art.