In 2003 Robin Gross made a divergent move into 'the world of beauty' from 'the world of commerce' after practicing in her field, Organizational Development, for more than 25 years. For five years she devoted full-
Upon closing FaFa Gallery, she resolved to integrate art and business.Thus she turned her attention to professional fine art appraisal. Robin holds the American Society of Appraiser's “Accredited Senior Appraiser” credential with a Fine Arts specialty. She has completed Northwestern University's certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Art. Robin keeps her Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP) current. She had the good fortune of Dr. Burton Dunbar's tutelage, and she holds a Master's of Business Administration from the University of Missouri -
Appraisal assignments have included a wide variety of Clients: museums, artists, religious institutions, American Indian nations, public institutions, corporate and private collectors, and heirs of property. No two assignments are the same. She has worked with 18th, 19th, and 20th century American, Asian, and European paintings, prints, drawings, and sculptures; Asian artifacts; religious, WPA historical, and artist owned works; and large collections as well as single important works.
Accessing scholarship, experience, and insight from both worlds of business and art, Robin's time is now devoted to professional art appraisal. In addition to her sensibility that "art is for the art of living" and with a strict adherence to the American Society of Appraiser's Code of Ethics, Robin brings strong client relationship and business skills to her professional art appraisal practice.
“Don’t only practice art.
But force your way into its secrets.
For it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.”
Ludwig van Beethoven