About the APAA

The Association of Professional Art Advisors was founded in 1980 by pioneering art advisors to establish the highest standards of professional practice. To date we have more than 100 members who are advisors and curators, building and maintaining art collections for both private collectors and major corporations. APAA members have significant art expertise and connoisseurship skills and must have at least five years of experience as advisors to join. Most importantly, they agree to adhere to our Code of Ethics. As the art world continues to grow, APAA’s presence as a trusted resource for qualified art advisors has never been more important. Learn more about our members and resources.

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APAA members Abigail Asher, Karen Boyer, Wendy Cromwell and Elizabeth Szancer were recently quoted in The New York Times article on art advisors in the soaring art market.   Learn more about the work of expert advisors at EXPO CHICAGO on September 18, 2015 at 11:30 am for  Collecting for the Next Generation, featuring Evan Beard, U.S. Art and Finance Coordinator | Deloitte Consulting LLP;Tim BresnahanVice President, Wealth Planning Advisory Services | Northern Trust; and APAA members Kelly Huang, Zlot Buell + Associates / Art Advisors; and Elizabeth Szancer, ESKart. Moderated by Wendy Cromwell, APAA for  an in-depth examination of resources art advisors can provide for emerging contemporary art collectors and multi-generational collections. Presented by Northern Trust in partnership with the Association of Professional Art Advisors (APAA).

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