Upcoming presentation: “One Treasure for Another: A retrospective look at the art market and the fine art photography market, and its relevance to today’s market.” Society for Photographic Education / Northwest Conference, October 20-21, 2017
• Certified by the Appraisers Association of America (Photography)
• IRS and IVS compliant appraisals (USPAP credential valid thru January 2019)
• 15 years experience appraising Contemporary art, Northwest art, Photography & Photographic Archives
• 23 years gallery and museum experience
• M.S., History of Art & Design from Pratt Institute
• Photography historian and lecturer
Jennifer Stoots, AAA, is certified with the Appraisers Association of America and appraises:
Fine art and documentary photography
Contemporary art and artist archives
and Northwest art
for purposes of Insurance, Donation (IRS), Estates (IRS), Divorce & Dissolution, Damage or Loss, and Collateral Loans.
Stoots is also available for Expert Witness Reports in matters relating to fine art and documentary photographs. She also consults on topics of:
Professional Practices (for fine art photographers)
Collections Management projects
Art Market Evaluations
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Jennifer L. Stoots, AAA, has been working in the museum and gallery industry for 23 years, in the photography marketplace for 19 years, and has been appraising fine art and documentary photographs, archives, and contemporary art for 15 years. Her knowledge of the photography market is particularly extensive and is augmented by familiarity with the Northwest and contemporary art market. For artworks outside of her areas of speciality, Stoots has a cadre of colleagues who are available for the valuation of artwork and collectibles in a wide variety of areas, including Modern & Contemporary European art, Modern & Old Master prints, early American painting, Contemporary Chinese art, and Native American art, among others.
In addition to fine art appraisal services, Stoots, LLC, helps collectors and artist estates organize and manage their collection and archives, discuss options for donation, acquisition or resale of artwork, and is available for consultation to photographers who are ready to expand their market.
Understanding value provides insight into financial well-being,
satisfies necessity, and helps identify opportunities.
Stoots is an authority on art valuation, specializing in the appraisal of: