Appraiser’s Qualifications:
Kristina Larson is a qualified appraiser of personal property who meets all the necessary requirements. She has earned an appraisal designation from a recognized professional appraiser organization for competency in valuing fine art. She has also successfully completed an undergraduate and graduate degree in fine art fields relevant to the property being valued. Larson has 10 years of experience in the business of buying, selling, and valuing 20th century fine art. Her education, professional experience, and Associate Membership of the Appraisers Association of America, qualify her to appraise modern and contemporary fine art.

Education:
2017 – 2018            Appraiser’s Association of America, NY, USPAP Compliant (2018-2019)
2011 – 2012            MA, Arts Administration, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA  
1999 – 2002            BFA, Fine Arts, Tufts University and School of the Museum of Fine Arts, MA                        
1997 – 1999            Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI
Professional Experience: 
Gallery Director | Fine Art Appraiser, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA / Houston, TX, February, 2016 - present
Senior Fine Art Consultant | Interim Gallery Director , Martin Lawrence Galleries, New Orleans, LA / Dallas, TX, 2009-16
Business Development Consultant, Ministry of Art and Culture, United States Peace Corps, Morocco, 2006-2008

Specializations:
20th Century Fine Art, Contemporary Art, Prints

Professional Affiliations:
Associate Member of the Appraiser’s Association of America
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