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Elizabeth Gaidos, M.A., ISA AM
Professional Fine Art Appraisal Services

Elizabeth Gaidos offers appraisal of works of art to individuals, businesses, museums, galleries, legal, accounting and banking professionals. She appraises paintings, sculpture, prints, and drawings. She is very experienced in the appraisal of American and European art of the mid-nineteenth through the twentieth centuries.

In addition to appraisals of fine art, Elizabeth provides research, cataloging, and inventory services to collectors, as well as special collections library management. She also consults on the acquisition and divestment of works of art. She has experience working with museums and large private collections as well as individuals who require the appraisal of a single work of art.
As a resident of the North Bay, Elizabeth Gaidos has offered clients appraisal and consulting services in Santa Rosa as well as in Sonoma, Marin, and Napa counties since 2010. Arrangements may be made for clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

A professional appraiser and accredited member of the International Society of Appraisers since 2005, Elizabeth has over thirty years’ experience in the visual arts. She was a curator at museums in the Midwest and California including The Detroit Institute of Arts and the San Jose Museum of Art. She has also been employed as an interior designer, art consultant, and as a design librarian for architecture firms.

Elizabeth Gaidos received the Master of Arts degree in the history of art from the Rackham Graduate School of the University of Michigan, where she also obtained her undergraduate degree. She studied interior design at San Francisco State University, and received appraisal training with the International Society of Appraisers, Chicago, Illinois.