About the Author

headshotHi, my name is NICHOLAS MERKELSON.

I am a Collections and Cultural Heritage Management Specialist. I oversee large collections of fine art, historical objects, archival material, archaeological finds, and more. I am an expert in documenting cultural resources for posterity.

I am an Art World Professional with diverse experience across the industry. I have worked in museums and institutions, galleries, and auction houses; in art services as a handler, shipper, and logistics manager; and as a consultant and advisor.

MA Cultural Heritage Studies (Hons.), Institute of Archaeology, University College London;
BA Religion (Magna), Conc. Archaeology, Carleton College (Northfield, MN);
NYU School of Professional Studies, Object Care and Display for Collections Managers;
NY Conservation Foundation, Conservation of Outdoor Metal Sculpture Seminar