Appraisal Qualifications

Furniture and Accessories:

1.Bachelor Degree of General Studies/University of Cincinnati

2.Certified Appraisers Guild of America, Member

3.Completed the Personal Property Appraiser Certification Program

4.Allied Member of American Society of Interior Designers

5.Continuing Education courses in Interior Design/Home Furnishings

6.Seven years experience in high end/retail home furnishings

7.Continuing ED classes at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago for ASID

8.Has conducted Estate Tag Sales since January of 2010

9.Article published in South Bend Tribune, November 2010

10.Exposure to antique/collectibles in family owned antique business

11.Attended the International Society of Appraisers Annual Conference, April, 2013, Chicago

Completed classes in the following areas:

  1. 1. Understanding the Market for 20th Century Design

  2. 2. The Appraiser’s Role in Insuring Jewelry

  3. 3. The Chipstone Foundation:  Building an Interpretative Collection

  4. 4. China Mania:  The Market, the Trends, the Issues of Appraising Chinese Art

  5. 5. The State of 20th Century Decorative Arts

  6. 6. Netsuke:  The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

  7. 7. Today’s Silver Market

  8. 8. How Federal Wildlife Laws Affect the Antique Market

  9. 9. Estate Sales

  10. 10. Couture and Vintage Clothing & Accessories

MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL ESTATE VISITS

The Metropolitan Museum of Art               Williamsburg, Va.

Driehaus Museum, Chicago            Monticello, Charlottesville, VA

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, Elmhurst   Jamestown Settlement, Va.

Frank Lloyd Wright Studio     Oak Park, IlBoone Hall Plantation, Charleston

Snite Museum, Notre DameHampton Court Palace, London

Musee d”Orsay, Paris        Windsor Castle, England

The Vatican Museums, Rome