Hastings Art Advisory

Allison Hastings is a fine art specialist, consultant and appraiser based in Toronto, Canada. Allison obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree and Specialist in Fine Art History from the University of Toronto, and her Master of Arts degree in Art Business from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art and the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. She is the principal and owner of Hastings Art Advisory. Allison has held positions at renowned photography dealership, Corkin Gallery, the Frick Collection, Phillips auction house, and online auction house Paddle8. Allison has lived and worked in Toronto, New York, London, and Geneva.

As a specialist in modern and contemporary art she regularly travels to international art fairs and is an authority on current trends in the market. Her knowledge of international global networks for buying and selling art is informed by her inclusion and participation. With a diverse network of professional contacts, Allison is able to access price information for emerging and contemporary artists with limited secondary market sales. She also specializes in limited edition luxury objects, appreciable leather goods, and collectible art multiples and toys. Allison is available to assist with local and international appraisal assignments.