Kaitlyn H McElwee, MA



Kaitlyn H McElwee
ISA member since Apr 21, 2017

(267) 266-3905 (Office)

PO Box 18941
Charlotte, NC 28218 map

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Kaitlyn McElwee is an experienced personal property appraiser with extensive knowledge of the primary and secondary markets. Having worked in prestigious galleries, auction houses, and museums, Kaitlyn is uniquely positioned to help her clients understand and navigate the murky waters of the art world. 

Kaitlyn received her bachelor's degree in Art History from Davidson College, and her master's degree in Art History, Fine Arts Administration from Temple University. Her ongoing area of academic interest is the intersection of art and finance, specifically as it relates to the canonization of contemporary artists.

Kaitlyn provides thoroughly researched and well-reasoned appraisal reports, at reasonable prices for such formal purposes as non-cash charitable contributions, equitable distributions, estate tax liability, estate & financial planning, insurance coverage, damage & loss claims, and inventory listings.

She appraises the following types of assets:

  • American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts

  • British & European Furniture & Decorative Arts

  • Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  • Collectibles

  • Fine Art

  • Fine Silver & Objets de Virtu

  • General Residential Contents

  • Oriental Rugs & Carpets

  • Watches & Clocks

  • Wine & Spirits

Currently, Kaitlyn lives and works in Charlotte, North Carolina, and provides appraisals and advisory services to clients across Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. 



  • Americana
  • Art
  • Furniture
  • Oriental Rugs
  • Silver


  • Damage Claims
  • Divorce Settlements
  • Estate Probate
  • Insurance Claims
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Furniture
  • Oriental Rugs
  • Silver
  • Wine