About Marcy Burns Schillay
For over thirty-four years, Marcy Burns American Indian Arts LLC has been nationally recognized as a premier dealer in antique American Indian basketry, textiles, pottery and jewelry, including Native American and designer jewelry from Taxco, Mexico. Marcy Burns American Indian Arts exhibits at the leading antique Americana and antique American Indian shows in the country and has been a leader in setting high ethical standards in the industry. The gallery gives full written warranties on the objects it sells.
Marcy Burns Schillay has an excellent reputation, extensive knowledge, and wide contacts within her field. She purchases single items or complete collections and will also act as a representative to collectors who are selling their artwork. In addition, she is available as a consultant to those who wish to form a collection, large or small. Appraisal services for insurance purposes are also available.
From 1984-2002, Marcy Burns Schillay was a volunteer at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (now known as the Penn Museum). She helped establish a comprehensive inventory of its Native American Indian art collections, one of the largest and finest collections in the world. Marcy Burns American Indian Arts has sold to several museums, including recent sales to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Montclair Museum.
Marcy Burns Schillay is a founding member of ATADA (Antique Tribal Art Dealers Association). She served as President of ATADA for two terms and was a member of the ATADA Board for an two additional years.
Marcy is a founding member of ADA, Antiques Dealers' Association of America and served on the ADA Board of Directors for 3 years. She is currently back on the ADA Board of Directors.
In addition, Marcy Burns American Indian Arts LLC is a proud member of The Art and Antique Dealers League of America, an association of high level art and antiques dealers.
"Member Close-Up", ATADA News: A Publication of the Antique Tribal Art Dealers Association, Fall 12 (Vol. 22 No 4), pp 7-9
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