MA, Syracuse University; BA, University of California at Los Angeles
Karen McManus is President and Owner of Jacqueline Silverman & Associates, a boutique Los Angeles appraisal firm specializing in Impressionist, Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary fine art. Prior to her career as an appraiser, McManus was the registrar for the permanent collection at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Her previous teaching experience includes art history survey courses taught at Cazenovia College and Syracuse University, and the Essentials of Appraising course for the Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts certificate program at New York University. McManus is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor and current board member of the Appraisers Association of America.