Credentials

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Leslie Hammond, founder and president of Artistic Eye Fine Art Services, LLC demonstrates her passion for the arts by working with individual collectors, corporations, and non-profit institutions through appraising, identifying, researching, documenting, and displaying collections. She is an Accredited Senior Appraiser of Fine Arts with the American Society of Appraisers.

Over the past 20 years Dr. Hammond has held diverse positions in museums. Institutions include a Victorian House Museum in Ohio, University Art Museums in Indiana and Missouri, as well as the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, and in Florida, the Museum of Arts and Science in Daytona Beach the Tampa Museum of Art and the Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala. Dr. Hammond has curated numerous exhibitions ranging from ancient to contemporary art and has juried/judged various projects and shows. She has also taught numerous courses in the arts and humanities.

Dr. Hammond holds a Bachelors degree in Art History from The Ohio State University, a Masters in Classical Archaeology from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri in Art History and Archaeology, and a minor in Museum Studies. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships and scholarships including Fulbright and Samuel H. Kress Fellowships, which supported her dissertation research on ancient ceramics from Greece. Her field experiences include over 20 seasons at various sites in Greece as well as participating in other projects in Cyprus and Egypt.