Evan D. Williams, AAA
FINE ART APPRAISER & CONSULTANT, LLC
What We Do
SERVING ITHACA AND THE FINGER LAKES REGION OF NEW YORK STATE SINCE 2008
We are proud to be this area's only accredited fine art appraisal firm.
We provide formal USPAP- and IRS-compliant appraisal reports to individuals and institutions for all required purposes (insurance, estate tax, equitable distribution, charitable donation, etc.)
A Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America (the organization’s highest membership level), we are qualified to appraise all categories of two-dimensional fine art, including paintings, prints, and photographs.
In collaboration with other specialists locally and globally, we are able to assist customers in obtaining appraisals for a broad range of personal property, from fashion to firearms to furnishings.
As a certified auctioneer, we have also partnered with several auction houses around the world to provide exceptional sales venues for fine art and valuables of all kinds.
Experience & Credentials
Certified Member, Appraisers Association of America
Qualified Appraiser, USPAP
Certified Auctioneer, Continental Auctioneers School
MA in Art History, NYU
Graduate work in Art History, Cornell University
Professional Certificate in Appraisal Studies, NYU
BA in Art History & Economics, Ithaca College
Board Member, Ink Shop Printmaking Center
Prior positions: Sotheby's, Worth Asset Brokerage, Ithaca College Department of Cinema & Photography, Swann Auction Galleries, Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Handwerker Gallery, Solá Gallery
Scholarship and criticism published/presented: Africanah, Number, F213, Photo History/Photo Future (RIT), Maine Antique Digest, Seeing with Animals (EKU), Photograph Collector’s Guide, New York Urban Council, Antennae, International Illustration Symposium (Oxford), The Chimera Book, SECAC, Anamesa
I am deeply grateful for all your acumen that led to a better awareness of the family collections.
HON. ROBERT MRAZEK
Please note that our project minimum for appraisal work is $600 (4 hours) and we are ethically bound to decline any requests for 'unofficial' or 'informal' opinions of value, authorship, or authenticity. We are always more than happy to discuss the appraisal process or evaluate collections for potential brokerage at any time.