FAE Educational Seminar

FAE Educational Seminar 

September 7-8, 2018

Hosted by Quinn’s Auction Galleries

Falls Church, Virginia

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s FAE Educational Seminar held at Quinn’s Auction Galleries. in Falls Church, Virginia on September 7-8, 2018. Appraisers, scholars, students, and collectors will enjoy a diverse group of presentations* by experts and professionals. 


Seminar Speakers:

A Discussion on Tribal Art by JOHN BUXTON, Arttrak & Shango Galleries


The Anatomy of an Appraisal by LEILA DUNBAR, Leila Dunbar Appraisals


Detecting Furniture Fakes by DR. OSCAR FITZGERALD, George Washington University / Smithsonian Associates


An Affair with Beauty: The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy 



Provenance and Challenges in the Chinese Middle Markets by MOLLY HUANG, Director of Asian Art at Quinn’s Auction Galleries


Chinese Snuff Bottles: A Guide for Appraisers by SUSAN LAHEY, Eastern Art Consultants


Demonstration of Gold and Ornamental Application on Frames

by CHARLES RHODES, Golden Rhodes Frame Conservation


Neglected Art: Self Taught, Outsider and Folk by MARCIA WEBER, 

Marcia Weber Art Objects


Museum Panel Discussion on Donations

KAREN AVERY, Former Smithsonian American Art Museum

KAREN WAWRZASZEK, Rockefeller Capital Management

Additional panelists to be announced.


A Dialogue on Cultural Property Challenges

Panelists to be announced. 


Schedule is subject to change and may include additional speakers. This list is in alpha order.

Earn Credits

Don’t forget that you can earn 12 International Society of Appraisers Professional Development Credits for full participation in the seminar. 

How to Register:

The registration fee for the Seminar is $395 for the full two days. If only attending one day, the fee is $200. Payment can be made following the PayPal link on the FAE website. Click here to be directly sent to Seminar Registration.

See the ISA website for registration for Advanced Appraisal Methodology and 7 Hour Personal Property USPAP



A Lecture on Appraised Values & Chinese Antiques

A Lecture on Appraised Values & Chinese Antiques. ID Clinic Held in conjunction with Susan Lahey, MA, ISA AM, President of Eastern Art Consultants Inc. & A.H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals. 

Join us in understanding how we identify and value our antiques. Learn about the differences between valuation for auctions sale & insurance.

Following this, we will be holding a hands on ID clinic to examine the differences between modern reproductions and antique porcelain, jade and metalware.

To Register:

In order to sign up for the ID clinic, please contact Wilkens. 416-360-7600 – info@ahwilkens.com, Address: 299 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1S7

Join Susan at Assets 2016

Susan is proud to participate in Assets, the International Society of Appraiser’s 2016 annual conference to be held in Dallas – Fort Worth, Texas from April 15-18. Join Susan as she discusses the unique challenges of appraising international art in today’s changing global market during a joint FA and ARC session on Sunday April 17. For more information or to register for the event, click here.

Susan will also be teaching a course on Chinese ceramics, Asian Arts III: Foundation Course in Asian Ceramics for Appraisers, through the ISA’s educational program in San Francisco. To learn more about this course and other educational courses, visit Art Education.