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educator , consultant , fine art and wine appraiser

Gayle Marie Skluzacek, American Fine art and wine appraiser, consultant, educator. Avocations: art, computers, gourmet cooking, wine, tennis. F C.


Skluzacek, Gayle Marie was born on March 29, 1953 in Lonsdale, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Edward P. and Lucille E. (Hartmann) Skluzacek.


Bachelor in Art History, Barat College, 1975; postgraduate in architecture history, University of Minnesota, 1973-1977; pstgrad.in art history, University of Chicago, 1977-1980; cooking and wine studies, France, Germany, Italy, 1979.


Association curatorial assistant, Carnegie Institution, Pittsburgh, 1980-1981; staff training director-wine consultant, Sardi's, New York City, 1981-1986; dining room service and wine tasting teacher, New York City Board Education, since 1982. Director fine arts department Jason Rahm & Associations, New York City, 1983-1985. Research director Lawrence Gallery, New York City, 1985-1987.

President, director fine arts division Abigail Hartmann Associations, New York City, since 1985. Professor New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, 1990-1991. Professor appraisal studies program New York University, New York City, since 1992.

Professor appraisal & vaulation School Graduate Studies, Fashion Institute Of Technology, New York, since 1996.


  • Avocations: art, computers, gourmet cooking, wine, tennis. F C.


  • Other Work

    • Author (newsletter) Art Investment Strategies, 1985-1987, also training manuals.


Board of directors Advisory Council Occupational Education, 1982-1985. Leader Girl Scouts United States, 1980, 97-. Active Mondale Presidential Campaign, 1984.

Docent Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1980-1981. Member International Society Appraisers, (certified member) Appraisers Association American (board directors since 1992, sergeant-at-ams 1994-1996, secretary since 1996, lecturer since 1992), Les Amis du Vin, Museum Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum Art, American Museum Women in the Arts(charter), New England Appraisers Association.


  • Other Interests

    Art, computers, gourmet cooking, wine, tennis.


Married Alan M. Grupp, May 16, 1987. 1 child, Elizabeth Catherine Grupp.

Edward P. Skluzacek

Lucille E. (Hartmann) Skluzacek

Alan M. Grupp

Elizabeth Catherine Grupp Skluzacek