Claudia Kheel

Fine Art Consultant

Claudia Kheel, Fine Art Consultant, is a leading expert on Southern Regional art. For ten years, she was the Director of American Paintings, Prints and Photography at Neal Auction Company, where she now maintains a consultant position. Kheel has cultivated strong personal ties with both the museum community and private collectors in Louisiana. She previously served as Curator of Fine Arts at the Indiana State Museum and Visual Arts Curator at the Louisiana State Museum. Kheel earned a Master of Arts in American art history from Newcomb College at Tulane University and a Bachelor of Arts with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University. Kheel has been a contributing author to numerous publications and presented lectures and participated in panel discussions for the Louisiana State Museum, the St. Mary Parish Landmarks, and the Nineteenth North American Print Conference, among others. She was a keynote speaker for the Texas Regional Art Symposium on “Women Artists of Texas” at the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts and a speaker at the Classical Institute of the South 2014 orientation program. Kheel is currently an adjunct faculty member at Tulane University School of Professional Advancement and a visiting faculty member at Louisiana State University School of Art & Design, where she lectures on Louisiana and Southern art

Kheel has presented lectures and participated in panel discussions for the Louisiana State Museum; the St. Mary Parish Landmarks; the Nineteenth North American Print Conference; the Mississippi River and Her People Symposium, sponsored by the National Archives; the Natchitoches Historic Foundation; the Nunez Community College History Lecture Series; and the American Association of State and Local History. She was a keynote speaker for the Texas Regional Art Symposium on “Woman Artists of Texas” at the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts and a speaker at the Classical Institute of the South 2014 orientation program.

As a contributing author, Kheel has written for the revised New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, published by the Center of Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi; the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ KNOWLA Online Encyclopedia; “Morris Henry Hobbs: In Old New Orleans,” a chapter in the critically acclaimed book Printmaking in New Orleans published by The Historic New Orleans Collection; “Louisiana Art in the Early to Mid-Twentieth Century,” a chapter for the inaugural exhibition catalogue Collecting Passions: Highlights from the LSU Museum of Art Collection; “Morris Henry Hobbs and Mardi Gras,” an article for Arthur Hardy’s Mardi Gras Guide and an exhibition catalogue for From Our Illustrious Past: Antebellum Portraits of St. Mary Parish for the Grevemberg House Museum.

Kheel is an adjunct faculty member at Tulane University School of Continuing Studies and a visiting faculty member at Louisiana State University School of Art & Design, where she lectures on Louisiana and southern art


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