The Appraisley Team
CEO | Co-Founder
Annie grew up in a home full of art, antiques and old books in Denver, CO. Her education and interests span multiple subjects in art and design. Most recently Annie was awarded an N.E.A. grant through the Colorado Creative Industries to study at Christie’s Education Art of Business Summer School in London, UK, 2017. She is up-to-date with The Appraisal Foundation’s U.S.P.A.P. exam and guidelines, and is a candidate for membership in the Appraisers Association of America. Her appraising interests are in American furniture and decorative art, and also works as a “generalist” appraiser.
Annie’s education also includes a B.A. from the University of Colorado, Boulder; Illustration and design studies at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design; Letterpress and printmaking from the Minnesota Center for Book Arts; Oil painting under Master Painter Quang Ho, Art Students League of Denver. She worked as an Art Director and Designer in the advertising and marketing industry for many years in Minneapolis and Boulder.
Kacey’s passion is in estate jewelry, sterling, and porcelain. She is up-to-date The Appraisal Foundation’s U.S.P.A.P. exam and guidelines. Kacey loves to work in custom metal-smithing and is working toward her Gemologist credentials. Kacey grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and got her BS in Elementary and Special Education from Grand Canyon University, AZ. Besides her work in education, she has experience in the international travel industry, home organization, and communications for an art advisor.
Laura has a lifetime of commitment to the arts. She is up-to-date with The Appraisal Foundation’s U.S.P.A.P. exam and guidelines. She worked at Sotheby’s, NY as well as several art galleries in Denver and New York. Currently, she is serving on the CultureHaus board of the Denver Art Museum and volunteers at the Art Students League of Denver. She holds an Art Business Certificate from Christie’s Education, a Certificate in Grant Writing from the University of Denver, and a B.A. in Art History from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Laura has travelled and studied art throughout Europe.
CMO | Advisor
Jim has been collecting Northwest Coast First Nation’s art and antique Navajo rugs since the 1980’s. He loves to travel the Southwest, when he isn’t running his successful Behavioral Marketing agency, Verdi Partners, in Boulder, CO. Jim grew up in outside of Chicago around antiques and old books. He headed to Boulder to attend the University of Colorado. His career has spanned multiple industries (geology, the ski industry, event planning) and he is Appraisley’s itinerant Chief Marketing Officer.