Credentials & Qualifications
Monica Fidel, ISA CAPP - Appraiser of Fine and Decorative Arts
Personal Property Appraiser since 2002
Int’l Development Project Officer, The World Bank, Washington, DC, 1983-2001
International Society of Appraisers (ISA)
- Certified Member, member since 2002
- President of the South Florida/Greater Miami Chapter, 2008-09
- Previously Treasurer (2011-12) Vice President (2006-07) and Secretary (2004-05)
The Appraisal Foundation, Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Successfully completed a 15-hour course and examination of USPAP effective through 2014, the congressionally recognized set of appraisal standards promulgated by The Appraisal Foundation.
Certificate Holder in Appraisal Studies of Fine and Decorative Arts. George Washington University, Center for Professional Development, Washington, DC, 2002.
Introduction to Personal Property Valuation
-Personal Property Valuation Methodology – Research and Analysis
-The Legal and Commercial Environment of Personal Property Valuation
Fourteen courses in areas of decorative arts and furniture, including American Victorian, 19th Century English and Continental, American early periods, fundamentals of authenticating period furniture, silver, 19th century paintings, French furniture, Russian silver, enamels and textiles, costume jewelry, photography, Oriental carpets, and American glass
Appraisal of Fine Art specialty course, ISA (10/11); Theory and Methodology, Appraisers Association of America, AAA (2/11); Requalification course, ISA (10/10); Fine Art Claims, Dry-Concepts, ConservArt (5/10); Asian Art Seminar, ISA (9/09); Silver Workshop Lecture, International Appraisers Association (10/08); Oriental Rug Workshop, International Appraisers Association (4/08); Oriental Rugs, Identification and Valuation (9/07).
Master of Arts, The American University, Washington, DC, 1991
Bachelor of Arts, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1983
MGF Appraisals LLC. is not affiliated with any gallery, auction house or private dealer.