• Certified by the Appraisers Association of America (Photography)
• IRS and IVS compliant appraisals (USPAP credential valid thru January 2019)
• 16 years experience appraising Contemporary art, Northwest art, Photography & Photographic Archives
• 24 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:
for purposes of Insurance, Donations (IRS), Collector and Artist Estates (IRS), Divorce & Dissolution, Damage or Loss, and Collateral Loans.
Stoots is available as an expert witness in matters relating to documentary and fine art photographs. She also advises on topics of:
Professional Practices (for fine art photographers)
Collections Management projects
Art and Photo Market Evaluations
+ Legacy Planning, as is relevant to collectors and artists
If you have any questions about the appraisal process or would like to receive notices of public talks and legacy planning workshops, feel free to call us at 1.503.708.9411 or send us a message:
Jennifer L. Stoots, AAA, has been working in the museum and gallery industry for 24 years, in the photography marketplace for 20 years, and has been appraising documentary & fine art photographs, photographic archives, and contemporary art for 16 years. Her knowledge of the photography market is particularly extensive and is augmented by 20 years working in the Northwest and contemporary art markets. 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 areas of Modern & Contemporary European art, Old Master & Modern prints, early American painting, Contemporary Chinese art, and Native American art, among others.
In addition to art appraisal services, Stoots helps collectors and artists with legacy planning and managing their collection or archives, advises fine art photographers on professional practices, and offers consultation on the art and photography markets.
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: