Sarah Reeder, ISA CAPP
Certified Member of the International Society of Appraisers
Accredited Member of the Appraisers Association of America
Graduate of New York University's Program in Fine & Decorative Arts
Co-Editor of Worthwhile Magazine™
Sarah Reeder is a Certified Member of the International Society of Appraisers with the Private Client Services designation, an Accredited Member of the Appraisers Association of America, and a graduate of New York University's Program in Appraisal Studies in Fine & Decorative Arts. She received her master's and undergraduate degrees from the College of William & Mary, where she also completed the Program in Museum Studies, Material Culture, and Early American History from the National Institute of American History and Democracy.
Prior to founding Artifactual History® Appraisal, her professional experience included positions at the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress, and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, as well as positions as a Subject Specialist at auction houses.
She is a generalist appraiser with years of experience working with fine art, silver, furniture, ceramics, antiques and decorative arts. She is also a specialist and scholar in Mid-Century Modern and 20th Century Design.
She is part of the International Society of Appraisers Private Client Services Program with specialized training for working with high-net-worth clients, is Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) compliant through August 30, 2020 and is a former Member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Appraisal Education.
In addition to her professional appraisal practice, Ms. Reeder is Co-Editor of Worthwhile Magazine™, an online repository of personal property appraisal knowledge accessible to the general public and professionals alike.
Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine & Decorative Arts, New York University
“Appraising Fine and Rare Wine”
“Appraisal of American Folk Art”
“The Appraisal of Old Master European and Early American Prints”
“18th and 19th-Century Furniture: Materials, Construction, and Use”
“American Furniture Styles 1700-2000”
“IRS Legal Guidelines in Valuation of Fine and Decorative Arts”
“Research Methods for Appraisers”
“The Heart of the Matter: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Appraising”
“Essentials of Appraising”
“Appraisal Writing Workshop”
“Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)”
“Internship in Appraisal Studies”
Master of Arts, The College of William & Mary
Master's Thesis: "Reevaluating the Carnegie Survey: New Uses for Frances Benjamin Johnston's Pictorial Archive," a collection of documentary architectural photography
Bachelor of Arts, Phi Beta Kappa, Summa cum laude, Monroe Scholar, The College of William & Mary
Honor's Thesis: "Ray Kaiser Eames in 1930s New York: The Education of an Artist," analyzing Ray Eames' training and paintings prior to co-founding the Eames Office
Certificate in Museum Studies, Material Culture, and Early American History from the National Institute of American History and Democracy (NIAHD)