Dr. Leslie Hammond

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Dr. Leslie Hammond, president of Artistic Eye Fine Art Services, is a fine arts consultant and Accredited Senior Appraiser of Fine Arts as well as an art historian, archaeologists and museum professional. 

As an appraiser she specializes in the identification and valuation of fine art dating from the 19ththrough 21st centuries as well as ancient Mediterranean artifacts. Leslie has in excess of two decades experience in public and private museums researching, publishing and caring for collections, curating exhibitions, presenting lectures and programs as well as acting as a juror and/or judge of art fairs, shows, exhibitions and special projects. She has also taught diverse courses in the arts and humanities.

In her role as an archeologist, field experiences include survey and excavation work as well as architectural drafting and artifact illustration posts in Greece, Cyprus and Egypt. She also supervised excavations at a North American historic plantation home. Currently, Dr. Hammond is studying ceramic material from the sites of Asea and Mt. Lykaion in the Peloponnesus of Greece for publication.

Dr. Hammond holds a Bachelors degree in Art History from The Ohio State University, a Masters in Classical Archaeology from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri in Art History and Archaeology, and a minor in Museum Studies. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships and scholarships including Fulbright and Samuel H. Kress Fellowships, which supported her dissertation research on ancient ceramics from Greece. 

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