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5 Questions with Accredited Appraiser Frances Zeman

Apr 12, 2022

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Frances Zeman, who has been an active member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) since 1980. Her broad client and appraisal experience includes Insurance placement and loss, Estates & Trust matters, Charitable Contributions and other Wealth Management strategies. But when we really got deep into things, […]
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Frances Zeman

Mar 27, 2022

A member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) since 1980, Frances Zeman graduated with a B.S. degree from the University College of New York University and earned an M.A. degree in Art History from Brooklyn College (CUNY). She is accredited by the American Society of Appraisers to appraise Fine Art, Antiques and Decorative Arts, […]
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Edith Yeomans

Mar 27, 2022

A professionally trained appraiser and an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers, Edith Yeomans has over 35 years of experience in the arts in Canada, including working for a prominent art dealers’ association, arts management, and copyright licensing. She has a BA (Hon) in Art History from McMaster University and is a […]
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What it's Worth: Prepare Today for Tomorrow

Mar 1, 2022

How Much is It Worth? Although this is a question everyone wants answered, the same piece of work can have more than one value. There’s no easy answer to this question. Without a doubt, before thinking about how much your valuable property is worth, it is important to know what you have.
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American Society of Appraisers

Jan 21, 2022

The American Society of Appraisers is a world renowned and respected international organization devoted to the appraisal profession. As the oldest and only major appraisal organization representing all appraisal specialists, ASA is dedicated to providing the highest possible standards in all areas of ethics, professionalism, education and designation criteria. For more information about the American […]
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Courtney Christensen

Jan 13, 2020

As Director of Trusts & Estates for Winston Art Group, Courtney works with fiduciaries, executors, families and advisors on strategic estate planning, appraisal and disposition of tangible personal property. Prior to joining Winston, she spent 18 years at Sotheby’s where she was Head of Department, Trusts & Estates and senior specialist in American Art and […]
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Lark E. Mason, Jr.

Jul 4, 2019

Lark E. Mason, Jr. worked with Sotheby’s New York from 1979 to 2003 as a Senior Vice President and specialist in Chinese art, and Director of Online Auctions for Sothebys.com. He is the founder of iGavel Auctions and Lark Mason Associates, Inc. from 2003 to the present. He was an adjunct professor at Parson’s School […]
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The International Society of Appraisers (ISA)

Jan 7, 2016

The International Society of Appraisers (ISA) is the largest of the professional personal property appraisal associations representing the most highly trained and rigorously tested independent appraisers in the United States and Canada. They are a not-for-profit, member-driven association, formed to support their member needs and to enhance public trust by producing qualified and ethical appraisers […]
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When Should You Consult an Appraiser?

Jan 4, 2016

When most people think of an appraiser, they think of the Antiques Road Show.
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Nancy Harrison

Jan 4, 2016

Nancy Harrison is the Senior Fine Art Specialist at Emigrant Bank Fine Art Finance. She was a Senior Vice President and Director of the l9th Century European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture Department at Sotheby’s for over 25 years. Prior to joining Emigrant Bank Fine Art Finance, Ms. Harrison was President of her own art appraisal […]
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The Art of Appraising

Jan 4, 2016

This presentation will explain the many aspects of an appraisal; types of an appraisal, purposes of an appraisal; definitions of values used in an appraisal and who is qualified to do an appraisal.
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Emily Thompson

Dec 30, 2015

Emily A. Thompson is a Fine Art Specialist at Emigrant Bank Fine Art Finance and its art advisory and appraisal firm, Fine Art Asset Management, with 20+ years of experience in art market research and valuation. Ms. Thompson has worked as a Senior Fine Art Appraiser at companies in the industry valuing artworks for the […]
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Susan McDonough

Dec 30, 2015

Susan McDonough, AAA, is the owner of McDonough Fine Art Appraisals, LLC, which provides appraisal and research services for fine art. She is a certified appraiser and a member of the Board of Directors of the Appraisers Association of America. Prior to establishing her own practice, she was the Director of Publications and Press Relations […]
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Caring for Your Art Collection

Dec 30, 2015

Experts discuss best practices and why caring for your artwork matters.
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Xiliary Twil

Dec 30, 2015

Xiliary Twil, ASA,  is a valuation expert who founded Art Asset Management Group, Inc. in 2009. As an art historian and art collector, having successfully managed the business affairs of art galleries, private collections and exhibiting at international art fairs, Twil and her firm brings forty-two years of experience in the business of art. Xiliary […]
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The Appraisers Association of America

Dec 30, 2015

The Appraisers Association of America, established in 1949, is the premier national association of personal property appraisers who focus on fine and decorative arts. With a membership of over 700 independent appraisers in 100 different areas of specialization, the Appraisers Association’s roster of well-established professionals has the widest range of experience and expertise in their […]
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Erica Hartman

Dec 30, 2015

Erica Hartman, MBA, AAA is the President of Hartman & Company, a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America, and a Senior Accredited Member of the American Society of Appraisers with specialties in prints and Post-War Fine Art. The firm also provides marketing and sales consultations to individual and corporate collectors and curatorial services […]
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How an Artwork’s Condition Can Affect its Value

Dec 30, 2015

Experts offer a look at what every art collector should know about damage, appraisal and conservation in the world of fine and decorative arts.
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Laura Murphy Doyle

Dec 30, 2015

Laura Murphy Doyle is the National Fine Art Specialist for Chubb Insurance. She attended the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA and the University of Bristol in Florence, Italy, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History with a focus on Fine Art Management. Laura has a certificate in Appraisal Studies of Fine and […]
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David Sleeman

Dec 29, 2015

David Sleeman is Director of Business Development at Winston Art Group, the largest independent art appraisal and advisory firm in the United States. Winston Art Group assists clients with appraisals for all purposes, advises clients on buying and selling works of art, and handles the management of clients’ collections. The firm’s 50 specialists cover all […]
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