Kelly Juhasz, ISA AM, MI Archives, BA Art History

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Kelly Juhasz
ISA member since Jan 05, 2015

(416) 929-7193 (Office)

50 Prince Arthur Avenue
Suite 2003

Toronto, ON M5R 1B5 map

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About

Kelly Juhasz is the principal of Fine Art Appraisal + Services, an art advisory and appraisal consultancy offering a range of services for fine art and archive needs in Toronto, Canada, serving clients throughout North America. Her appraisal knowledge for personal property is recognized by government agencies and cultural institutions throughout North America.

Kelly is a member of ISA's Private Client Services Group, a group of qualified appraisers who have completed specialized training and hold senior level industry experience in dealing with High Net Worth Individuals.

Fine Art Appraisal + Services  provides professional services for fine art and archives including:

  • Appraisal Reports for donation, estate planning, insurance or resale
  • Expert Reports for legal matters concerning personal property
  • Managing authentication and conducting provenance research
  • Identifying the best and most appropriate markets for fine art and archives
  • Buying and selling assistance for new and experienced collectors
  • Art and archive legacy planning for artists, heirs and collectors including market and museum consulting, and artist estate and collection advisory

Kelly’s clients are collectors, estate planners, executors and heirs, private owners; insurance professionals, lawyers, wealth advisors and managers; and government agencies, foundations, museums and trusts. Kelly is also active in sales, legacy services for artist’s estates, provenance research and as an expert witness.

Kelly holds a Master of Information Studies, Archival Science from the University of Toronto and a BA (Hons), Art History from the University of Ottawa (partially completed at the University of Siena, Italy). She also holds a Master’s specialization in Knowledge Media Design, University of Toronto; a BA, Communications, University of Ottawa; and a Marketing Diploma from the Academy of Design.

Clients say the following about her work:

  • "Thank you very much for such a thorough and thoughtful report. Our donor should be very pleased with your conclusions, too! I will likewise look forward to working with you again on future gifts." (Impressionist Painting, Prominent Category A Art Gallery, Certified Cultural Properties Appraisal)
  •  "You did a wonderful and thorough job...enjoyed your company." (Private Canadian Art Collection >$1 Million, Insurance Appraisal)
  •  “Your work was not only informative but contributed significantly to family awareness. Thank you." (Heirloom Bohemian Porcelain, Sales Estimate)
  •  “I appreciate your research on and the authentication process for my painting, and value your opinion and conclusions.” (Dutch Master, Authentication, Provenance Research, Retrospective Appraisal & Sale >$1 Million)
  •  "I am very impressed with the depth and detail of the appraisal. I am so glad that you were recommended to me." (Contemporary Sculpture, Authentication Process and Appraisal)

Kelly is the 2021 winner of the Distinguished Service Award - Fine Art from the International Society of Appraisers, Chicago.  In 2017, Kelly was recognized with the ISA Rising Leader Award and in 2016, was awarded one of six scholarships from the Foundation for Appraisal Education, Chicago.

Kelly is the past president and member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Chapter of the International Society of Appraisers which was recognized as ISA's 2019 and 2018 Chapter of the Year. 

Kelly has been quoted and written articles for Canadian Art, Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board (CCPERB), Canadian Insurance Top Broker, Canadian Underwriter, Investors Group, National PostNew York Post, Nonagon.style, Realtor.com and SFGate (San Francisco Chronicle) and Worthwhile Magazine.

 

 

 

Services

  • Damage Claims
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Expert Witness
  • Insurance Claims
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Collectibles
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Documents
  • Furniture

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