Certified Member AAA.
Appraisal & Consultant Services
809 E. Bloomingdale Avenue # 420
Brandon, FL 33511
May 2001 – Certification for Theory and Methodology, Appraisers Association of America. Inc. General Personal Property.
August 2000-Present – Licensed Auctioneer State of Florida, License #AU2701
1993-Present – PROPRIETOR, Appraisal & Consultant Services, formerly in Harrisburg, PA. Advisor in the evaluation of personal property, fine arts and antiques.
Corporations and Banks:
Citicorp Global, Tampa, FL;
Grey Advertising, New York, NY;
Riggs National Bank, Washington, D.C.;
Citibank Trust Department, New York.
Provident Trust Department, Cincinnatti, Ohio,
Bank of America Trust Department, St. Petersburg, FL.
Northern Trust Bank, NA.
SunTrust Wealth Management
State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA
Dahesh Art Museum, New York, NY
Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, Millersburg, PA
Clients of Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Art, FL
Leepa Rattner Museum, Tarpon Springs, FL
Federal and State Offices:
United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, FL Federal Bureau of Investigations, (FBI) Tampa Offices, Tampa, FL
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (F.D.I.C.),
U.S. Marshal’s Office, Brooklyn, NY.
U. S. Customs Office, Ft. Myers, FL,
Regional Plan Association of New York, NY.
Collins Center for Public Policy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Hillsborough County Public Library, Tampa, FL.
Nationwide Insurance Company
State Farm Insurance
The Prudential Insurance Company
Old Guard Insurance
St. Paul’s Insurance, NC and FL
Tower Hill Insurance Company, Tampa, FL.
Zurich Insurance, Tampa, FL.
Lloyds of London.
Traverlers Insurance Company
(PRIVATE CLIENTS AND ATTORNEY’S GIVEN ON REQUEST.)
1994 – 1995 EXHIBITIONS CURATOR AND LECTURER, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, Responsible for exhibitions “Songs of the Earth” exhibition coordinator and catalog editor, September 1994 – Jan 1995 “Landscape Duets: Contrast and Comparison in Hudson River School Painting” Summer of 1995, and “Emerging Images” Art By Computer” with catalog, Sept. 1995 – Jan 1996.
1986 – 1993 MANAGING DIRECTOR/AUCTIONEER, Tepper Galleries, Inc. 110 E. 25th Street, New York NY. Auction House specializing in Fine Arts, and Estate Properties liquidation and appraisals, licensed auctioneer NYC for four years.
1982 – 1986 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, John Weber Galleries, 142, Greene Street, New York, NY Sales, exhibition loans, general office management.
1978 – 1982 SALES DIRECTOR, Vorpal Galleries, Soho, New York, NY.
1975 BFA, State University College At Buffalo, NY. Fine Arts and Art History,
1990 MA, New York University, NY, Curatorial / Museum Studies, specializing in collection management, scholarship and conservation, including course studies at the Institute of Fine Arts, and an internship at IFAR, International Foundation for Art Research.
1992 – PRESENT Course Studies at New York University, School of Continuing Education, Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts.
May 1997 – Uniform Standards of Professional appraisal Practice (USPAP) Certification, New York University School of continuing Education.
April 2000 – Graduate Florida Auctioneer Academy, Orlando, FL.
Instructor: Florida Auction Academy, Orlando, FL since June 2000 – 2005.
Internet Associate: SOTHEBY.COM Worldwide Internet Commerce 1999 – 2004.
Exhibition Committee Member, Susquehanna Art Museum, 1995 – 1998.
Guest Lecturer, University of South Florida, Continuing Education, 1999 – 2000.
Henry B. Plant Museum Volunteer Appraiser since October 1998.
Tampa Museum of Art, Volunteer Appraiser, April 1999.
Member: Appraisers Association of America, Inc. since 1988. Certified in 2001
Member: Appraisal Institute of America, Inc. since 1988.
Guest Curator, East End Art Council, Riverhead, NY, “Angst” Exhibition, Reviewed New York Times, Long Island Edition, 1983.
IFAR Report, published by the International Foundation for Art Research, Vol. 8, No. 2 March/April, 1987, “Authentication of an American Artist – Samuel Halpert”, (research contribution) reprinted in Art & Auction, September 1987. p. 80.
Landscape Duets: Contrasts and Comparisons in Hudson River School Paintings. Brochure, Curatorial essay, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, June 1995.
Songs of the Earth: Aboriginal Art, editor, and exhibition coordinator, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, February 1994.
Emerging Images: Art By Computer, catalog, Curatorial essay, editor, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA September 1995.
Hillsborough Bar Association Family Law Journal, “About Personal Property Appraisers”, January 2001 publication. reprinted in Florida Auction News, “Expert Advice” , May 2001 Issue.
Chubb Collector Newletter, “What’s It Worth?” on line at www.chubbcollector.com, 8/5/03
Advisor: “Don’t Sell Grandmas Matisse” B.C. Manion, Tampa Tribune, September 16, 2006.