American Indian Art Appraisals
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American Indian Art Appraisals is a personal property appraisal company specializing in appraising items made by American Indian artists, past and present, eg: rugs, baskets, pottery, jewelry, paintings, prints, textiles, and sculpture. Inventories of Collections can also be prepared for clients.

Purpose for Appraisals: insurance, IRS, estates, damages, divorce, charitable donations, resales and personal knowledge. ___________________________________

The owner: Leona M. Zastrow, PhD, is an appraiser of American Indian Art.  Her qualifications include the following:

  • Qualified member of the Appraisers Association of America (AAA).
  • Passed the USPAP (Uniformed Standards of  Professional Appraisal Practice).
  • Appraised American Indian art for more than 12 years with a client list of over 200 people.
  • Taught art (basketry, weaving, jewelry, painting, etc.) to both high school and college American Indian students. 
  • Published several books and articles concerning American Indian art, artists  and education.
  • Educational background: BA in math and science, MA in art education, PhD in Fine Arts administration.

In preparing the appraisal, Dr. Zastrow will:

  • inspect, measure and photograph your art and artifacts,
  • prepare a detailed description of your items,
  • locate values, analyze market data, draw conclusions of the value and write the appraisal report.

In addition to appraisals, Dr. Zastrow has published a CD available through this site (see below).

 “Learning about American Indians through Their Art” is designed as a contemporary teaching tool to provide information about various Southwestern and Woodland American Indian peoples by studying their art forms. Each item, selected for this CD, reveals a story about the culture and traditions of a specific group of American Indian people. The 6 vignettes include information about the Pueblos, Navajo, Hopi and Woodland people.



"Learning about American Indians through Their Art”

a digital book in CD format



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American Indian Art Appraisals
140 Ojo De La Vaca Road
Santa Fe, NM • 87508

Phone: (505) 466-8581

E-mail: epicinc@earthlink.net


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American Indian Art Appraisals * 140 Ojo De La Vaca Road*
(a Division of EPIC, Inc.) * * * Santa Fe, NM * 87508 * 505-466-8581