Professional Profile

Sylvia Fraley Fine Art Appraisals, Saint Louis, Missouri, 1999 - present

  • Established art appraisal service to value fine art collections and personal property for individuals and businesses through research and report preparation.

Created & Managed Art Gallery, Grafica Contemporary Fine Art, Webster Groves, Missouri - 1982 - 2004

  • Specialized in 19th & 20th century artwork including prints, works on paper, paintings and vintage posters.
  • Successful retail gallery and framing business.
  • Coordinated with interior designers, architects and businesses to develop fine art programs.
  • Advised clients on art acquisition for private and corporate collectors. 

Academic Background


  • Appraisal of Fine Art, International Society of Appraisers, Accredited Member since 2011
  • Core Course in Appraisal Studies, 40 hours, International Society of Appraisers, 2009
  • USPAP (United Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) 15 hour course,  2009 and 2016 
  • USPAP 7 hour update course, 2013 
  • Requalification Course for International Society of Appraisers, 2016
  • STLCC, Kirkwood, Missouri, Property Appraisal, 2004
  • Missouri Association of Realtors, licensed 2005
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri


  • International Society of Appraiser
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Missouri Association of Realtors
  • St. Louis Association of Realtors


  I am available for appraisal work at sites outside Saint Louis, Missouri metropolitan area. 

Contact Information

  Sylvia Fraley ISA AM
 Sylvia Fraley Fine Art Appraisals
 St. Louis, MO 63119