Art Appraiser San Francisco

Calder Gallery, Floor 3

Jeanie Craig | Art Collection Management provides a full range of professional art collection management, cataloging and appraisal services tailored to meet the individual needs of our clients.  We work with artists, galleries, museums and individual collectors, as well as estate attorneys, trustees, wealth managers and art insurance specialists.  Our clients are located throughout the San Francisco Bay area, from Sonoma/Napa to Silicon Valley.

Art Collection Management

Collection management services include on-site inspection, photography and documentation according to museum registration standards. We also assist with loans to institutions and oversee transportation and installation of artwork at secondary locations.

Art Appraisals

Our appraisal reports are thoroughly researched and comply with the standards set forth in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice of the Appraisal Foundation (USPAP 2018-19), the Code of Ethics of the American Society of Appraisers and applicable Internal Revenue Service Valuation Guidelines. We are qualified appraisers, as defined and required by the Internal Revenue Service for federal tax appraisals. All aspects of our projects are kept confidential, and we provide our clients with a signed privacy statement at the beginning of each project.  We have prepared appraisal reports for:

• Insurance Coverage
• Charitable Contribution
• Estate or Inheritance Taxes
• Estate Planning
• Equitable Distribution
• Damage/Loss

Jeanie Craig, ASA

Jeanie Craig is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with the American Society of Appraisers with a Fine Art designation.  She has over 20 years experience in the visual arts and has developed strong relationships in the San Francisco Bay Area art community and beyond. Pro bono work has included organizing lectures, planning and leading numerous art-focused day tours and domestic and international trips for the di Rosa Preserve and the Oakland Museum. Her education as an art historian has been invaluable in analyzing, categorizing and writing about the artwork she appraises.  Jeanie keeps current with art market trends by regularly attending galleries, museum exhibitions and art lectures as well as educational seminars and conferences related to fine art appraisal theory and practice.

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American Society of Appraisers
Accredited Senior Appraisers (ASA) earn the designation  from the American Society of Appraisers after completing a rigorous course structure and peer-evaluation process that requires years of study, experience, dedication and commitment.  A minimum of 10,000 hours of appraisal experience is compulsory to be accredited at the ASA level, as well as extensive testing in appraisal methodology, insurance and IRS regulations and art history.  We follow both the professional standards set forth by the Appraisal Foundation (USPAP) and the American Society of Appraiser’s own Code of Ethics and Principles of Appraisal Practice to provide credible, objective opinions of value. We must also fulfill annual education requirements to maintain our accreditation status.