Class of 2003,
President / CEO
Wipiak Consulting & Appraisals
After completing the Winterthur Program, Andrew returned to his native Ohio and entered the antiques trade, starting at Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati as head of the decorative arts department, and then moving to Garth’s Auctions near Columbus, where he served as vice president and auctioneer. Andrew now owns an appraisal and consulting firm and regularly works with individuals and museums in assessing and managing their collections of decorative and fine arts.
Andrew’s research focuses on the early furniture of Ohio. He has published numerous articles on southern Ohio furniture, is currently researching the Germanic furniture of the Midwest, and has curated multiple major exhibitions on Ohio decorative arts. Additionally, he and his wife, Hollie Davis, write a monthly column, “The Young Collector,” for Maine Antique Digest.