Accredited Member, International Society of Appraisers

As an accredited member of the International Society of Appraisers, we specialize in IRS approved appraisals, which exceed the federal guidelines of a “Qualified Appraiser.” All of our written appraisal reports are prepared in conformity with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) as set forth by the Appraisal Foundation and the International Society of Appraisers.

A competent appraiser helps you manage financial risk.  Rather than being just an “educated guess”, the professional appraiser’s value conclusions are based on prescribed methods of evaluation, research and report writing.

As an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers with a Fine Arts Specialization and  over 20 years of professional experience in the arts business, and a degree in Fine Art, Shelley Hall exceeds the IRS requirements for a “Qualified Appraiser” in all federal tax appraisals.  We are USPAP certified and all of our formal written appraisals conform to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) as set forth by the Standards Board of the Appraisal Foundation of America.

Types of Appraisals

Insurance Coverage

Estate Planning

Equitable Distribution

Estate Tax Liability

Re-sale Valuation

Charitable Contribution/IRS


Appraisal Services Online Store

We offer some invaluable resources for individuals needing art appraisal services, from an informal, online art appraisal to a formal written appraisal, we can help with all of your appraisal and consulting needs. If you are not sure you need an appraisal, we recommend our EBOOK - ‘Do You Need An Art Appraisal’ - you can download this ebook instantly and I walk you through the questions and steps to help determine if your work needs to have a professional art appraisal. This EBOOK also has an extensive list of resources to help you sell your artwork online and through auctions. To purchase any of these services, please view our online store for Appraisal Services Online. If you are needing a formal written appraisal, please call us and we will help you get started.

Q. How Much Does An Art Appraisal Cost?

A professionally prepared art appraisal for Insurance coverage starts at $600 and up depending on how many items are included. A formal written appraisal for Estate Tax or Charitable Donation begins at $800. We also have a service called an Informal Resale Valuation for clients wanting to know what they have, how much to sell it for and best places to sell. This service costs $150 and is done through email with your photos and description. Click on the link more information on the Informal Resale Valuation. This is not a formal written appraisal but a limited resale valuation. Please contact us for a complimentary consultation and quote for appraisal services.