Welcome to Our New Members!


Certified Members

Arlene Epstein, AAA
New Rochelle, NY
Household Contents
Advanced to Certified Membership
Arlene Epstein, B.A. M.A. has published articles for newspapers and magazines on the art of collecting antiques. She has been the sole proprietor of four antiques stores in Westchester and Connecticut. She has been privileged to represent the clients of the foremost estate attorneys in the county for the last 20 years. She has, over the years, unearthed unrealized treasures for her clients that resulted in great financial gain. Every new appraisal is an adventure in discovery. 
 
Constance Kamens, AAA
New York, NY
Postwar, Contemporary and Emerging Art
Advanced to Certified Membership

Sarah R. Nelson, AAA
San Francisco, CA
Postwar, Contemporary and Emerging Art
Sarah R. Nelson is Principal of Sarah R Nelson Art Advisory LLC and an expert in Modern and Contemporary Art.  Sarah has over 15 years of international auction experience having held positions as Director of Impressionist, Modern & Contemporary Art at Bonhams San Francisco, Specialist in Post War & Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s London and Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art New York.  Sarah worked on landmark auctions Damien Hirst’s Beautiful Inside My Head Forever, the (RED) charity sale and the Estate of Lauren Bacall. Sarah holds an MA, History of Art from Richmond University London, a BA, Art History from Rollins College and has completed coursework at The American University of Paris and Harvard University.



Accredited Members

Lorraine DeJianne
Mountainside, NJ
Household Contents
 
Sylvia M. Fitzgerald, ISA AM
Sacramento, CA
Household Contents
Sylvia M. Fitzgerald, owner of A.A.E.S. "Art Appraisal and Estate Services" celebrating 20 years in business serving greater northern California and the Sacramento region.  An accredited member of the International Society of Appraisers for 20 years as well, the company offer a very comprehensive variety of appraisal and estate services to meet the needs of the local and regional population.  While being a "generalist", Sylvia has a special interest and focus on fine and decorative arts both American and European 19th and 20th centuries.
 

Martha Henry
New York, NY
African American Art

 
Kenneth Linsner
Sloatsburg, NY
Books and Manuscripts
Kenneth Linsner attended graduate school at the Institute of Fine Arts of NYU as well
as the Conservation Center of the Institute. He is a prominent forensic appraiser and has testified in all major courts. While qualified in Books and Manuscripts he handles all forensic matters and acts as a source for attorneys involved with fine arts in divorce, estate and insurance cases. 
 
Marcene Molinaro, ISA AM
Williamsburg, VA
Household Contents
Marcene Molinaro brings thirty years of experience in the museum field working as curator, director of interpretation and education and executive director for art, historic house museums as well as historic sites. She managed diverse collections from the late 17th to 21st centuries. Some of the sites she has worked for include the National Gallery of Art, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Montpelier and The Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, Maine. In 2007 after returning from living overseas, she began appraising general household contents as an accredited member of the International Society of Appraisers. In addition to her work as an appraiser and curator, she has taught art history courses both in the States and abroad for undergraduates and graduate students.  
 
Renata Stein
New York, NY
Judaica
Renata Stein is an art appraiser, artist and translator, specializing in Judaica and modernist European art. She earned her Certificate in Appraisal Studies from New York University, in 2008, and received a Master’s degree in American Studies from the Free University in Berlin, Germany. She curated well over 40 exhibitions at the Center for Jewish History, New York, showcasing the history, art and material culture of German-speaking Jews. As a mixed media artist, Ms. Stein showed her work extensively in the U.S. and Europe, including Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Ben Uri Gallery, London, Houston Center for Contemporary Art, Texas.