CURRENT
EXHIBITION


PAST
EXHIBITIONS



PROJECT ROOM
ARTISTS

  1. V
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z

RECENT
ACQUISITIONS


CLIENT
SERVICES


Consultations & Collections Planning

SVFA-Project Room is an internationally respected resource for advising and consulting in the acquisition and sale of high quality works for their clients. Whether an individual, institution or corporation who is new to the art market, or very knowledgeable of its trends, SVFA-Project Room can help you start or add to an existing collection, making the experience educational, exciting and rewarding while working within your parameters.

Fine Art Appraisals View Process

SVFA-Project Room appraisals follow the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) format and code of ethics required by all appraisal societies, and are accepted and highly regarded by insurance companies, courts of law, and governmental agencies, including the Internal Revenue Service. As twentieth century specialists, SVFA-Project Room has performed numerous appraisals for donation, estate and asset management, insurance and sale purposes. SVFA-Project Room is a member of the International Fine Art Appraisers Association.

Delivery & Installation Services

Collectors rely on SVFA–Project Room to deliver their fragile and valuable art across the city, and the world. Using our own gallery technicians and trusted 3rd party couriers, SVFA-Project Room has moved thousands of works safely to their destination. Collections and transit insurance direction is also offered.

CONSIGNMENT

Our specialists are available to evaluate Modern & Contemporary works for sale or consignment. We are available to discuss the sale of an individual piece or entire collections. All inquiries are deemed confidential. Business is conducted nationally and internationally.


The Appraisal Process

EXAMINATION

We carefully examine all properties on site. Afterwards we will supply you with a complete analysis including:

Identification, Photography, Measurement, Description, Condition, Evaluation

RESEARCH

Value conclusions for appraisals are based on comparable sales analysis for each item.

Identification of Marks & Labels

Identification of Artists/Creators

Verification of Dates

Location of Comparable Items

Investigation of Markets

THE REPORT

Clients are provided two copies (or more, as requested- specialty bindings can be arranged) of the completed appraisal, including:

Cover documents detailing the process, definitions, market, and total valuation

Appraiser’s Qualifications to perform the appraisal

Identification, description, photograph and value of each item

APPRAISAL FEES

Appraisal fees are based on an hourly rate and include factors such as on-site time, research time, documentation and report preparation time and travel. There is a minimum rate of $225 per hour.

Steven Vail Fine Arts appraisals follow the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) format and the Code of Ethics required by all professional appraisal societies, and are accepted and highly regarded by insurance companies, courts of law, and government agencies, including the Internal Revenue Service.


SELECTED
PRESS




PUBLICATIONS


LOCATIONS

DES MOINES, IA 50309 / USA HISTORIC TEACHOUT BUILDING 500 E. LOCUST / FLOOR 2
PHONE 515/309/2763

TUES - THURS + SAT 11-4

APPOINTMENT ENCOURAGED

IOWA CITY, IA 52240 / USA HISTORIC PACKING & PROVISION BUILDING 118 EAST COLLEGE STREET PHONE 319/248/9443

TUES - FRI 11-5 + SAT 11-4

ALSO BY APPOINTMENT