“Art Valuer” and “Art Appraisal Specialist” are not registered professions, and anyone can call themselves art valuer and offer artwork valuations.
So how do you find a reliable and knowledgeable art appraisal specialist that you can entrust your fine art appraisal to and be sure that you get accurate artwork valuations? And what do you have to look out for with your particular art appraisals and valuations needs?
In many countries, there are professional associations that only take on valuer members according to strict criteria and codes of conduct. The Art Consulting Association of Australia (ACAA) for example requires their valuer members to be an art valuer for the Australian Cultural Gifts Program first before they even consider an applicant as a valuer member.
Our senior art valuer David Hulme has been an accredited valuer for the Cultural Gifts Program for 15 years and a valuer member with the ACAA for over 10 years.
Another important part is experience in valuing. Years of being exposed to all the different types of art coupled with analytical skills will make an art valuer becoming better and better at their craft over time. For example, Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants and their senior art valuer David Hulme have close to 20 years’ experience in art valuation services.
You may be looking for an “art valuation near me”. However in many instances, a remote art valuation may be sufficient and also more cost-efficient.
We at Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants are Australia’s online art appraisal specialist and have established art values for hundreds of private clients, companies and institutions.
Find out more at https://www.bhfineart.com/art-appraisals-and-valuations/