Patricia Pierce - Biography
Patricia Jobe Pierce is a freelance writer, art historian, art dealer-consultant, certified AAA appraiser, public speaker, photographer and American art authenticator for museums, auction houses and collectors.
She graduated from Boston University with a BFA in 1965, and is owner and director of Pierce Galleries, Inc. in Nantucket and Hingham, Mass.
Pierce is author of "Art Collecting & Investing: The Inner Workings and the Underbelly of the Art World"; "Edward Henry Potthast — More Than One Man"; "Edmund C. Tarbell & the Boston School of Painting"; "John Joseph Enneking, American Impressionist"; "The Watercolored World of JWS Cox"; "Richard Earl Thompson, American Impressionist"; "The Traditional Seasons of Richard Earl Thompson"; "The Ten American Painters"; "Introduction, Jane Peterson, An American Artist"; "Love (text and photographs)"; "Endnote, Pino, Contemporary Painter"; "Robert Hamada, One with Nature"; "Introduction, Henry Wo-Yue-Kee"; and Simon & Schuster’s "The Ultimate Elvis."
She directed and wrote the Finley Holiday Film video “American Impressionist Richard Earl Thompson,” and has written numerous articles for many publications, including Antique News; National Antiques Review; The Arts Weekly; American Antiques.