Having grown up surrounded by the unique art and architecture of Denmark, Ann Iversen transitioned easily into a role as one of Princeton, New Jersey’s leading art historians. She relocated to the United States early in her life to pursue her education on the East Coast. Iversen earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, in Art and Art History, respectively. She was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society during her time there and also a Henry Rutgers Scholar.
Ann Iversen chose to focus on modern and medieval art during her graduate studies. She participated in a one year internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. After her internship was completed, Iversen was employed for two years with the not-for-profit American Federation of Arts. She spent her time there organizing exhibitions around the world. She chose to go into freelance work after the birth of her first child.
She gained a great deal of interest in non-profit organizations while being employed by the American Federation of Arts. Throughout her work in the arts community, Ann Iversen contributed to both the Arts Council of Princeton and Paul Robeson Center for the Arts. Iversen is an avid environmentalist and is a partner in preservation for the D&R Greenway Land Trust, which assists in preserving farms, historic landscapes, and natural areas.
Today, Ann Iversen specializes in a many areas of art research and collection. One such specialty of Ms. Iversen’s is World War II provenance research. She takes deep interest in studying the art that was taken during the Nazi Regime. In addition to Iversen’s interest in art history, she is an avid collector of 20th century Danish pottery.