Nancy Alison Martin, ASA

Nancy Alison Martin, ASA

Owner and Appraiser
Nancy Martin has been accredited by the American Society of Appraisers and holds current Senior Appraiser designations in the areas of Antiques & Decorative Arts, Residential Contents and Appraisal Review & Management. In addition to the experience that comes with having built and managed her own appraisal firm, she keeps current with developments in appraisal methodologies and connoisseurship through her involvement in continuing education within the profession. Her appraisal work has focused on American, European and Asian Decorative Arts, as well as large collaborative projects and Appraisal Review.

Nancy’s teaching background includes ten years as course co-developer and instructor in the UC Irvine Appraisal Studies program, including the American Society of Appraisers Principles of Valuation classes. She has co-authored the proficiency exams for both the Residential Contents and the Antiques & Decorative Arts disciplines of ASA, served on ASA’s International Board of Examiners and Personal Property Committee, and in various offices for the Los Angeles Chapter of ASA, including President of the Board of Directors.

In the community, Nancy has held positions on the Board of Directors for the Frank Lloyd Wright Hollyhock House, the Decorative Arts Council at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), ten years as a docent in the American galleries at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, and sat on several boards of advisors concerned with personal property, appraising and the arts.

Please call or e-mail us to request a more comprehensive statement of qualifications and a list of professional references. For Nancy’s American Society of Appraisers profile, click here.