Meet Bridgeman's New York Team

 

Ed Whitley, President – North and South America

FromHyde Park Corner, London

Smarts:

    - MA in Art History, St. Andrews University, Scotland

Art History area of expertise: Trecento Italian art, particularly the influence of Dante in portrayals of hell.

First job: Working behind the scenes at the Royal Tournament

Dream destination:  Uganda to see the source of the Nile

Favorite book:  Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

If he could go back in time, he'd like to meet:  Don Quixote! Or Caravaggio

 

See Ed's top 10 images

 

 

Helen Higbee, Director of Business Development for Stills & Footage

Based in:  Los Angeles

From:  Nottingham, England

Smarts:

    - BA in English and Art History, University of Leeds

Art History area of expertise: Celtic manuscripts, art in the French Revolution, Abstract Expressionism

First job: Packing hyacinth bulbs

Dream destination: India

Favorite author: Virginia Woolf

If she could go back in time, she'd like to meet:  William Shakespeare

 

See Helen's top 10 images

 

 

Wendy Zieger, Senior Account Manager

Based in: Grand Rapids, Michigan

From: Port Washington, Wisconsin

Smarts:

    - BA Art History, Michigan State University

    - Masters of Library and Information Science, Wayne State University

Licensing area of expertise: Educational clients, Greeting Cards, Calendars, Products

First job: Clerk in a hardware store

Dream destinations: Australia

If she could go back in time, she'd like to meet:  Queen Elizabeth I

 

See Wendy's top 10 images

 

 

Thomas Haggerty, Senior Account Manager

From: Bristol, England

Smarts:

    - MA & BA Archaeology & Anthropology, Oxford University, England

Art History area of expertise: Greek Sculpture, Classical period

Licensing area of expertise: Trade publishing, prints & posters

Dream destination:  Bora Bora

Favorite book: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

If he could go back in time, he'd like to meet:  Mithridates

 

See Tom's top 10 images

 

 

Amanda Gaspari, Senior Account Manager

From: Princeton, NJ

Smarts:

   - BA English Literature, Rowan University

Art History area of expertise: Pre-Raphaelites, Baroque, Post-Impressionism, Surrealism

First Job: Barnes & Noble Bookseller

Dream destination:  Iceland

Favorite book: The Harry Potter Series

If she could go back in time, she'd like to meet:  Walt Whitman

 

See Amanda's top 10 images

 

 

Leslie Wong, Junior Account Manager

From: New York, NY

Smarts:

    - BA in Art History, Davidson College

Art History area of expertise: Italian Renaissance & Parisian art and architecture

Dream destination:  Antarctica

Favorite book:  Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

 

See Leslie's top 10 images

 

 

Melissa Goldstein, Assistant Account Manager

From: Philadelphia, PA

Smarts:

    - BA in Art History from University of Wisconsin-Madison

    - MA in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Art History area of expertise: Furniture, Decorative Arts, Design

First Job: Summer camp counselor

Dream destination:  Nepal

Favorite book:  The Great Gatsby

If she could go back in time, she'd like to meet:  Jackie Kennedy

 

See Melissa's top 10 images

 

 

Elizabeth Weber, Assistant Account Manager

From: Long Island, NY

Smarts:

    - BA Art History, Syracuse University

Licensing area of expertise: Advertising

First job: Lifeguard  

Dream destinations: Thailand  

Favorite book: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

If she could go back in time, she'd like to meet:  Andy Warhol

 

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