Do you dream of becoming a fine art collector? Learn how to become an informed and discerning collector of fine and decorative art through the Library U series, “Collecting: The Unruly Passion,” presented by Bainbridge Public Library.
Erin Fossum, art appraiser and art history scholar with McAllister/Fossum Appraisal Services based in Seattle, will offer part three of the Library U series, focusing on collecting fine art and the appraisal process. In this episode of “What’s Up Bainbridge,” BCB host Annie Osburn interviews Fossum, who shares her well-honed expertise in fine art and demystifies the skill of valuing and appraising your treasures. Find out what to look for when collecting fine art, when to get something appraised and what is involved in the appraisal process.
Follow Fossum as she explores the art market and collecting in Western Washington on Twitter @appraiseseattle, or visit mcallisterfossum.com.
Credits: Podcast host and producer: Annie Osburn; audio editor: Tim Bird; BCB What’s Up music splash: Dave Bristow.