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Meet the Appraisers
October 30, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Do you secretly have a fortune stashed in your attic? Longing to know if that piece holds more than just sentimental value? Ready to prove you were right for holding on to it for so long?
The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art is ready to help you find the answers. Join us on Saturday, October 30, 2021 for “Meet the Appraisers,” a special event where you can receive a verbal valuation (estimate of the value) of your treasured items from noted experts in their fields. Register here: http://albrecht-kemper.org/event/meet-the-appraisers/
To provide the best experience possible, reservations are required. Sorry, we will not be able to accommodate walk-ins.
Please note: this event is reserved for current AKMA members. Membership has many perks–including participating in this event! Join today: http://albrecht-kemper.org/join-and-give/
MEET OUR PARTICIPATING APPRAISERS
Brady L. Dreasher – Art of Estates Personal Property Appraisal Firm
Brady L. Dreasher entered the art field in 1998 and has served the arts industry as an appraiser, artist’s representative, broker, art fair VIP director during Art Basel, exhibition curator, consignment contract negotiator, estate consultant, auction conductor, collector, private-treaty acquisition consultant, expert witness (deposing & testifying), and collection manager. After spending 10 years selling fine art privately and subsequently 5 more years with Kansas’ largest privately-owned retail art gallery, Dreasher performed auctions, estate sales, and eventually dedicated himself entirely to the appraisal industry. Since 2012, he has been featured at 22 appraisal fair events across 4 states.
Loren Whittaker – Whittaker Fine Art Appraisals
Loren Whittaker earned her PhD in the History of Art from the University of Kansas. She is an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA AM), and teaches at the Kansas City Art Institute. Loren’s doctoral studies focused on 19th-and 20th-century American art and 15th- to 19th-century European paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. As founder of Whittaker Fine Art Appraisals, LLC, she provides expert analysis for the discerning client and values integrity, professionalism, and discretion.