Jennifer L. Stoots, AAA, has been working in the museum and gallery industry for 22 years, in the photography marketplace for 19 years, and has been appraising photographs and contemporary art for shy of 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:
March 30 – April 2, 2017: I am honored to be one of the contributors to The Photo Archive Handbook: What you need to know, by Mary Engel, sponsored by the American Photography Archives Group (APAG). The handbook will be available for purchase at APAG’s booth at the AIPAD Photo Show, Pier 94, New York, NY, Thursday March 30 – Sunday April 2, 2017.