Principal Fine Art Appraiser, Artefact Fine Art

Andria Minicucci, MSc., ISA AM, is an Accredited Member of the ISA and has been trained and tested in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). She is also an active member of the ISA’s Canadian Chapter volunteering on the Executive Committee as Secretary. In 2020, she was the recipient of the Canadian Chapter’s Impact Award for her volunteer work on the Advocacy Committee.

Her academic training includes a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from McGill University as well as a Master’s degree from the University of Edinburgh (awarded with Distinction), specializing in Modern and Contemporary Art History. She has also received certificates from Sotheby’s Institute of Art for Determining Value: An Appraiser’s Perspective, and Christie’s Education for Art Market Economics taught by Dr Clare McAndrew. Andria Minicucci continuously advances her professional development with advanced appraisal methodology courses, such as; Broad Evidence Appraisal Report Writing and the Diminution of Value series taught by the ISA.

Acquiring first-hand art market experience from internationally recognized fine art institutions such as the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice and the Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture’s Collections Department in Edinburgh. She additionally worked in the private sector at commercial contemporary art gallery Galerie Samuel Lallouz organizing and promoting exhibits and art installations, developing and maintaining relationships with artists and clientele. As well as Assistant Director at Landau Fine Art, where she gained experience in acquisitions, coordinating and handling modern masterpieces for international art fairs including Art Basel in Basel, Art Basel in Miami and TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) in Maastricht.

Her writings about contemporary art have been published in Esse: Arts + Opinions magazine, artist catalogues and a museum monograph titled RetroActive of artist John Greer for his major retrospective with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

Based in Montréal and Toronto, Andria Minicucci is bilingual and can provide clients appraisal services in both English and French.