Evergreen,  Colorado 80439-5420

Appraising Fine Art Since 1992

"Art is never an extravagance"


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Accredited Senior Appraiser Certificate
Reaccreditation Certificate Valid through 2019


Professional Designation

Accredited Senior Member (ASA), American Society of Appraisers, Personal Property / Fine Arts.


Appraisal Training

2005-University of California Irvine Extension, Certificate Program in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts, in partnership with American Society of Appraisers (ASA) I successfully completed Course assignments and examinations, in the following appraisal studies;


o   30 Hours PP/GJ201: Introduction to Personal Property Valuation

o   30 Hours PP/GJ202: Personal Property Valuation Methodology: Research and Analysis

o   30 Hours PP/GJ203: (Art History X400.2) Personal Property Valuation: Report Writing

o   30 Hours PP/GJ204: Personal Property Valuation --The Legal and Commercial Environment



1958-1962 University of Northern Colorado, BA in Education with a Fine Arts Minor, plus 34 hours in Fine Art and Economics.


Continuing Education

2018-March 6, US007-OPP The National 7-Hour USPAP for Personal Property, Gems & Jewelry & Machinery & Technical SpecialtiesPresented by Mona Miller FASA

2017-October 11, "Performing Evaluations in Compliance with USPAP" Presented by Wayne R. Miller, Member Appraisal Standards Board and John S. Brenan Director of Appraisal Issues-The Appraisal Foundation Authorized by Congress as the Source of Appraisal Standard and Appraiser Qualifications

2016-October 26, PP133 Web, "IRS Standards for Appraisers" Presented by Stephen Whitlock, Director, IRS Office of Professional Responsibility

2016-February 11, PP1236 Web, "What's New in 2016-2017 USPAP? With a focus on STANDARDS 7 and 8" Presented by Patricia Atwood ASA, and R. Lee Robinetta ASA

2015-November 19, PP121 Web, “Alaska Native Art: Artifacts to Contemporary Craft” Presented by Kathy Vail-Roche, AM


2015-February 26, 27, USP15PP, The National 15-Hour USPAP for Personal Property, Gems & Jewelry and Machinery & Technical Specialties by The Appraisal Standards Board: The Appraisal Foundation, Presented by Mona Miller FASA Completed class room assignments and passed a written examination.


2015-January 16, WEBARM106 "Reasoning and Logic for Valuation Professionals" Presented by Richard Conti ASA


2014-December 12, 2014: WEBPP113 "Americana Market (including Folk Art) Turning the Page on Values", Presented by Susan Golashovsky ASA-Scot


2014-June 17, Webinar: WEBASA118 Ethics & The Appraiser: "Professional Ethics for the Practicing Appraiser", Presented by Deane L. Wilson AQB, MA, ASA

2014-January 17, Webinar: Personal Property - "Applying for Accreditation" by Sandra Tropper ASA


2013-November 18, Webinar: WEBASA113 - "What You Need To Know About Contract Terms for Appraiser Work Products and Services" by Megan Spratt, Esq. and Dorothy Deng, Esq. Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP


2013-October 08, Webinar: Safety Experiences in Appraising, An ASA sponsored Webinar Presented by: Les Miles and Karen Milan ASA.


2013-September 17, Webinar: How to Manage and Work With Outside Appraisers, Presented by: Chris Nugent, ASA, VP Asset Management, Key Equipment Finance and Rick Schmitt, ASA, CVA, EVP and COO, Accu Val-LiquiTec.


2013,February 26, 2013, SE101PP 7-Hour National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) - Personal Property, Presenter David Cole, held at Forney Transportation Museum, Commerce City, Colorado


2012-September 21, 2012, Webinar, The Art of Negotiations: A Fundamental Skill for Appraisers, Presenter: Ellen F. Kandell, Esq., President Alternative Resolutions, LLC


2012-February 8, 2012, The Colorado Department of Transportation & Colorado Coalition of Appraisers presents An Introduction to Eminent Domain Appraisals & Appraisal Opportunities at CDOT


2011-September 27, 2011, Webinar, Restitution of Art looted or otherwise displaced during Wartime, by Thomas R. Kline, Partner, Andrews Kurth LLP, in conjunction with American Society of Appraisers.


2011-July 20, 2011, Webinar, Report Writing Tangibles Fair Value Appraisals, by Douglas R. Krieser ASA, FRICS, in conjunction with American Society of Appraisers.


2011-May 4, 2011, The Colorado Coalition of Appraisers in cooperation with the Everitt Real Estate Center at Colorado State University, The Colorado Valuation Symposium 2011: Appraisals and Your Taxes.


2011-January 37, 2011, Webinar, Social Media 101: Look Who's Talking by Rachael Seda American Society of Appraisers


2010-July 26, 27 and 28, ASA International Conference, Las Vegas, NV New Directions in Appraising American Indian Art, Appraising Archives, Books, USPAP Update, What’s there to Appraise in Las Vegas?


2010-April 30, Webinar, Know What You See: American Frames, William Adair, Proprietor, Gold Leaf Studios, Washington, DC.


2009-Metropolitan State College of Denver, 15 Hours SE100PP:  Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)


2006-May 18, 19, 20 and 21 seminar, Kirkland Museum “A Collection in Context”: American Art Pottery


2006-February, 15 Hours SE100: National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)





Accredited Senior Appraiser American Society of Appraisers


Accredited Member American Society of Appraisers


Candidate Member American Society of Appraisers

1995 - Present:

Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

Gallery/Dealer/Work Experience


Personal Property - Fine Art appraisals specializing Sculpture, Painting, and Limited edition Prints.


Owner of Fine Art Consultants - Specializing in Fine Art Sales for Corporate, private and institutional art collections.


Creator and Curator - Fine Art Tent Show, during Colorado Open Golf

Tournament (Hiwan Country Club) benefiting Craig Hospital, Denver, Colorado.


I owned and operated Gargoyle Art Gallery, Evergreen, Colorado.


Teacher, Denver Public Schools, Denver, Colorado


Teacher, Orange County, California

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