EAB Fine Art Services offers its clients the best in art advisory and collections management through the rich expertise and incisive art market perspective of its founder and principal, Erica Barrish. For over two decades, Erica has served as a key leader in the art world, focusing on modern and contemporary artists. As an art advisor, she understands how best to guide, educate, and protect collectors, meeting each client’s unique needs and objectives.
Erica’s intimate understanding of market trends and keen ability to determine retail and fair market values stem from her diverse professional experience in the global art market. As a senior specialist and Head of Sales in Post-War and Contemporary art for three global auction houses, Director of Sales for a leading contemporary art gallery in New York, and Senior Appraiser at a global valuation firm, Erica offers deep insight into the primary and secondary art markets. Finally, as a respected expert and curator, Erica has organized exhibitions, lectured, and authored publications at key institutions across America.
Erica has been instrumental in building collections with blue chip artists, securing works by artists such as Agnes Martin, Joan Mitchell, Helen Frankenthaler, Alice Neel, Yayoi Kusama, Eva Hesse, Ruth Asawa, Joseph Cornell, Kenneth Noland, William Kentridge, Julie Mehretu, Alma Thomas, Dorothea Tanning, Anne Truitt, Josef Albers, Alexander Calder, Henry Moore, Andy Warhol, Carl Andre, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Ryman, Gerhard Richter, Richard Diebenkorn, Wayne Thiebaud, Barbara Kruger, and Jacob Lawrence. She has led markets by placing artists including Barkley Hendricks, Charles Gaines, Kerry James Marshall, and Glenn Ligon. She has also spotted and championed young talent such as Tavares Strachan, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Titus Kaphar, Mary Weatherford, Nathaniel Mary Quinn, Deborah Roberts, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Torkwase Dyson, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Ilana Savdie, Jonathan Wateridge, Eddie Martinez, Kay Sage, and Charles Ray.