Chicago Associates

Sam Vinz and Claire Warner


Sam Vinz and Claire Warner are AAI Chicago Associate Appraisers in
20th Century and Contemporary Art and Design. Vinz is a graduate of
the University of Wisconsin and completed his MA in Art Business from Sotheby's London. He has worked with Phillip’s de Pury, Carpenter's Workshop Gallery and Chase Art Companies.


Warner is a graduate from Denison University with a BA in Art History and was a specialist in 20th Century and Contemporary Design with Wright Auction, Chicago. Sam Vinz and Claire Warner are the Owners/ Directors of Volume Gallery and Paris London Hong Kong, Chicago.



New York City Associate

Ann Chwatsky


Ann Chwatsky is the AAI Appraisal Associate for New York based in NYC and Sag Harbor. She has completed Appraisal courses with the American Association of Appraisers and is on Faculty at New York University in the Studio Art and Photography Department at Steinhardt School and serves as the Advisor to Photography Majors, Gallatin School. Ann is the Art Consultant to Hamptons Expo Group to the Houston Fine Art Expo, Palm Springs Fine Art Fair and Art Aspen.  She has worked with gallerists and collections throughout the United States and is both a Photography and Painting specialist. Her photographs have been exhibited and collected
by private and corporate collectors worldwide.



Northwest Associate (Seattle)

Catherine Schuette Hmurovich


Catherine Schuette Hmurovich is the AAI Associate Appraiser for AAI Northwest. Based in Seattle, Washington, she is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Fine Art with additional studies in Florence, Italy. Hmurovich has also served on the staff of the Indianapolis Museum of Art and has taught art in both Chicago and Indianapolis. Her paintings are in private collections throughout the United States.


Northeast Associate (Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut)

Tannye Wold


Tannye Wold is the AAI Associate Appraiser for the Northeast United States based in Cape Neddick, Maine. She is an Associate of the Appraisers Association of America, N.Y., New York and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California. Ms. Wold holds a Graduate Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Art & Antiques from Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education. She served as the Associate Director of the Bridgton Art Gallery, Bridgton, Maine. Wold currently serves on the Collections Committee of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, Maine and curates exhibitions for the York Public Library, York, Maine. Tannye Wold also studied in Mexico and her paintings are in private collections throughout the United States.


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