About Judith Vance

Experienced Objective Accredited Authoritative Confidential

Appraisals and other services for American and European Fine Art

Valuing Fine Art for over thirty-five years

After careers as a professor of art history, a gallerist, writer, editor and publisher, Judith Vance completed the course work and examinations required for Certification in Fine Arts by the American Society of Appraisers and established an independent fine art valuation practice in the 1990s, appraising and consulting for corporate, public, and private collections. In 2003, she was granted Accredited Senior Appraiser status by the American Society of Appraisers.


She has taught appraisal studies courses at the Rhode Island School of Design, Pratt Institute, and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts. She has written a textbook for fine art appraisers and currently serves on the ASA’s Board of Examiners. 


Her area of concentration is the American and European fine art of the 18th through the 20th centuries; areas of special interest include American regional painting, artists’ estates, and portraiture.