Art and Antique Appraisals

Appraisers Association of America

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Kate Carmel is a senior appraiser and a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America. Kate Carmel is USPAP Compliant.

Kate Carmel has more than 35 years of experience in the world of art and objects. A trained specialist in Nineteenth and Twentieth century art and design, she was Chief Curator of the American Craft Museum (now the Museum of Arts&Design) in New York. During her tenure there she oversaw a calendar of exhibitions focused on international latter Twentieth century craft and design; appraised objects for acquisition to the museum's collection; and was curator and co-author of the museum's program of nationally circulated exhibitions and scholarly catalogs.

Prior to that she was Curator of Twentieth Century Decorative Art and Design for David Hanks and Associates, Museum Consultants in New York, during which time she evaluated objects and assembled collections of nineteenth and twentieth century decorative art for institutional and private clients including The Montreal Museum of

Decorative Arts. She was co-curator and co-author of the catalog accompanying that museum's widely circulated exhibition Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was.

Ms. Carmel also worked for several years for Phillips de Pury Auctioneers, New York.