Miles Quinten Fiterman, ISA AM

 

About

Miles Quinten Fiterman II is an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA), with an expert designation in Fine Art. Mr. Fiterman has successfully completed a 7 - hour update course on the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), the Congressionally - recognized set of appraisal standards promulgated by The Appraisal Foundation: compliant through November 20, 2017.

Mr. Fiterman has been awarded a Master of Arts degree conferred upon him by Christie's Education, New York, in Modern Art, Connoisseurship and History of the Art Market.

Mr. Fiterman is the Founder and President of Apprize Art, LLC, a Minnesota Limited Liability Corporation that provides art valuation, consultation, and brokerage services to a wide range of clients including, but not limited to: individual collectors, Institutional collections, academic institutions, fine art related service providers, insurance companies, law firms, art handling and transportation companies, and art storage providers. Mr. Fiterman frequently opines on issues ranging from identification, authentication, valuation, education, conservation, preservation, transportation, insurance, security, storage, curatorial matters, art handling, and display. Mr. Fiterman regularly performs IRS / Fair Market Value appraisals for charitable donations to museums and institutions of higher learning. Mr. Fiterman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Midwest Art Conservation Center, a Trustee of the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, and served on a Public Art Committee of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York.

Mr. Fiterman has served as an expert witness in Minnesota State Court, Hennepin County, in the matter of: Brent Pier and Alissa Pier v. Mitchell Construction, Inc. No. 27 – CV13 – 20488 (505 – R105), and in United States Federal Court, District of California, in the matter of: Arthur v. Louis Vuitton North America Inc., et al. CV 08-4731 AHM (FFMx).

EDUCATION:

M.A. Modern Art, Connoisseurship and History of the Art Market,
Christie's Education, New York, New York, 2005
Independent Studies, University Of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Graduate Art History Department, Gabriel P. Weisberg PhD, Advisor, 2002 - 2004
B.A. English Literature and Creative Writing, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, 1993

ASSOCIATION/BOARD MEMBERSHIPS:

International Society of Appraisers, Accredited Member, Fine Art Expert; 2006 – Present
Midwest Art Conservation Center, Board of Directors; *Board Secretary 2012 – 2016
Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Board of Trustees; *Audit Committee, *Governance Committee, *Auction Committee 2013 - 2016 (Chair; 2015, 2016)

Specialties

  • Art
  • Art - 19th Century
  • Art - 20th Century
  • Art - American
  • Art - European

Services

  • Broker
  • Conservation
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Expert Witness
  • Insurance Claims
  • Investment Evaluation
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations