We have been family owned and operated for over 40 years. Our clients include: individuals, attorneys, fiduciaries, museums, private organizations, non-profit organizations and insurance companies. Our services comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
Garrett is a Senior Member in American Society of Appraisers. Accredited in Fine Art and Residential Contents Appraising. Garrett is only 1 of 2 ASA appraisers in California to have the double credential of Fine Art and Residential Contents, which means Garrett is qualified to appraise the majority of the items within an estate. Garrett brings with him the latest education and understanding of appraisal principles and techniques. His use of the technological advances in the field allows him to identify objects and their values with surprisingly rapid delivery.
Garrett has appeared on various television series, pilots and other media outlets. He can be seen on many episodes of Arizona Collectibles, a PBS series in the same capacity as Antiques Roadshow.
Garrett has also been a significant contributor to the creation of Appraisal Scribe, the next generation of innovative appraisal applications.
Garrett Goldfield is an Accredited Senior Appraiser in Fine Art and Residential Contents from the American Society of Appraisers. Garrett received his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his Certificate in Appraisal Studies of Fine and Decorative Arts from the University of California, Irvine.
Garrett was raised in the professional appraisal field by his mother, Betty Goldfield who was also an Accredited Senior Appraiser and his father and uncle who operated Goldfield Galleries in Beverly Hills for over 30 years.
Garrett has been president of the San Diego Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers twice and still serves the chapter by contributing to the chapter board and is currently working as government liason for the chapter. He previously worked at Bonham’s & Butterfield’s Auction House. He is also the past president and founding member of The Art Services Network. Garrett has written many articles on collecting and art markets and he is currently on a team that is creating a web-based appraisal tool to bring uniformity and consistency to the appraisal field.
Garrett has had the opportunity to provide appraisals for notable celebrities, politicians and members of the Fortune 500. He serves as an expert witness in the legal system and appraises for several San Diego area museums.
He does his best to give back to the community through the donation of my time and services to organizations such as Mingei international Museum, Coronado Historical Society, Ventura County Appraisal Days, San Diego Historical Society (now San Diego History Center), San Diego City Public Arts Commission, Oceanside Museum of Art, Center for the Arts Escondido and many others.
Our reports and services comply with the American Society of Appraisers Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). For information about the federal minimum standards for appraisers (USPAP) you may contact The Appraisal Foundation, which has been authorized by Congress as the source of appraisal standards and appraiser qualifications. These standards were developed and copyrighted in 1987, have been adopted by the major appraisal organizations in North America, and are the generally accepted standards of appraisal practice. The Foundation may be reached at:
The Appraisal Foundation 1029 Vermont Ave., NW, Suite 900 Washington, D.C. 20005 www.appraisalfoundation.org The Publications Department can be reached at (202) 624-3056 or (202) 624-3062
The American Society of Appraisers The American Society of Appraisers is a multi-discipline, professional appraisal society, founded in 1952. The Society's professional reputation is distinguished by the fact that it tests and certifies its membership, requires adherence to a code of ethics, and maintains a program of continuing education.