|With Mr. Brzosko, New York, 2008|
EVA GARCELON-HART, Independent Consultant and Archivist
Private and Institutional Collections of Art, Photographs, Documents, Papers and Memorabilia
Eva has worked for BrzoskoArt for several years and is responsible for the on-line management, development, and maintenance of the website for W. Brzosko’s extensive collection of art. In 2008, she curated an exhibition of Brzosko's “Warsaw Ghetto Series” at Middlebury College in Vermont. Today she works together with Judy Brzosko as W. Brzosko's representative and agent.
Eva's areas of expertise include:
- Organization and creation of inventories of fine and historical photography, art objects, personal papers, correspondence and memorabilia for sale, appraisal, disposition, and personal access
- Advice on collections’ visual inventorying, digitization, and web design
- Advice on proper storage and conservation needs of collections
- Research and advice on collections’ value and possible placement
- Facilitation negotiations between collection owners and procuring institutions.
Eva holds a Master’s in Art History and a Master’s of Library and Information Studies, both from the University of California at Berkeley. For several years, she served as archivist for the Nobel Prize Poet Laureate, Czeslaw Milosz, preparing his archive to be placed at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University. From 1994 to 1999, she worked as a visual archivist at the Bancroft Library of UC Berkeley. She also co-managed the digital conversion of Berkeley’s Robert Honeyman Collection, the premier collection of original art documenting the history of the West Coast. Since coming to Vermont in 1999, Eva has served as a consultant for the Vermont State Archives, several local museums and libraries, and for other historical organizations, including the Vermont Folklife Center.