Ninya Lee Greek, ISA AM, Fine Art
Ninya Lee Greek
ISA member since May 21, 2007
(619) 929-6192 (Office)
826 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118 map
1961 William and Mary College of Williamsburg, VA, in the Extension Division, while attending High School, Norfolk, VA. I studied Fine Arts as it became my major and my passion.
1962 Studied at Winona State College, where I began my major in Fine Arts as well as other pertinent subjects.
1964-65 University of Missouri in Columbia, MO, continuing my major in Fine Arts.
1965-66 Transferred to University of Missouri in Rolla, MO, which is an Engineering school. Here I took classes in Architectural Drafting.
1967-69 University of Alaska in Juneau, AK, where I studied Art and Figure Drawing.
During this period, I was fortunate to take classes at the Museum of Art and History in Juneau, AK, under the tutelage of the Tlingit and Haida Elders. I learned a great deal from these definitive authorities in regards to the Alaskan Arts and Artifacts of the native tribes located in the Great Northwest America and Canada.
1969 I became immensely familiar with Ivory Carvings and how to spot crucial characteristics for these carvings as well as other artifacts.
1970-71 Attended Chouinard Art School, now owned by Walt Disney Studios, where I continued my major in Fine Arts. This school is now called California Institute of Arts located in Valencia, CA. I have 154 credit hours in Fine Arts.
1972-73 I was hired on as a Graphic Artist for the Alaska State Department Fish and Game. It was crucial for me to be anatomically correct when drawing and creating the many brochures on all animals; which strength serves me well in my present occupation. This department still uses these brochures today.
1974-79 I was an Insurance agent, Financial Planner, and Mutual Funds representative at this time, at which time I achieved many prestigious awards. Even so, in 1979 I left this career to follow my passion: Fine Arts; however, I brought my knowledge of Insurance taxes, rules, and regulations with me, which I still use on a regular basis today.
2005 Studied in Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico and at the Chicago Art Institute, where I stay current with all my Continuing Education Classes.
2009 Achieved my USPAP designation with ASA: The American Society of Appraisers.
2012 Achieved my Accredited Status with ISA: The International Society of Appraisers.
2013-14 Completed the USPAP required Continuing Education classes at the Art Industry of Chicago.
2015 USPAP, Sep 30, 2015
2017 Completed USPAP Continuing Education Course, successfully, for the International Society of Appraisers.
I have 12 experts associated with my firm to address Vintage Books, Coins, and Stamps from around the world. I am also associated with Chinese, Japanese, German, and Russian translators. I am proficient with the French and Spanish languages.
- American Indian Art
- Art - 15th-18th Century
- Art - Impressionist & Modern
- Engraving & Etching
- Divorce Settlements
- Equitable Distribution
- Estate Probate
- Insurance Claims
Performs Appraisals Of
- American Indian Artifacts
- Arms & Armor - Firearms
- Art - NW Coast Indian
- Artifacts & Archeological Items
- Collectibles - Stamps & Postal History
- Silver - Sterling