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Lele Barnett

Curator, Microsoft Art Collection • Art Collection Consultant, The Lumiere Group, Seattle

Lele Barnett is the Curator of the Microsoft Art Collection and a Managing Principal and Art Collection Consultant at The Lumiere Group. The Lumiere Group provides art collection consulting services to corporate and private art collections.

Curatorial Services
Art market research
Art advising and acquisitions, including price negotiations
Strategic collection planning
Interpretive text research and creation 

Collection Management and Registration
Cataloguing: documenting provenance, location, condition, and value
Database implementation
Registration and legal status research, including copyright
Facilitate conservation and framing

Art Lifecycle Oversight
Project and budget management
Evaluate increases in value and facilitate artwork appraisals
Deaccession management
Contract negotiation for third-party relationships, including publishing