So you think you have a Tom Thomson?
If you believe that you have a Tom Thomson or you wish information and/or valuation on another work that you own, please connect to the resources below in order to be connected to a certified art appraiser. The Tom Thomson Art Gallery does not do appraisals or authentication of art work.
To determine the monetary value of an object or to find an appraiser, here are some links to some resources that might be helpful in your research. The Tom Thomson will not suggest, recommend or endorse any appraiser.
Canadian Art Auction Houses
There are a variety of Canadian Fine Art Auction Houses across the country, search Canadian Art Auction or see attached link for a partial list.
International Society of Appraisers – Canadian Chapter
ISA Canada, the Canadian chapter of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA), is a not for profit professional organization of qualified appraisers with members from across the country.
ISA Canada members have successfully completed comprehensive training in the valuation of personal property and prepare appraisal reports that comply with the Report Writing Standard and Code of Ethics of the International Society of Appraisers and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) of the Appraisal Foundation – the primary valuation standard setting and qualifications body for personal property appraisals.
On the ISA Canada site, click “Find a Cdn ISA Appraiser.” Select the specialty (for Thomson works, select “Art – Canadian”) and click SEARCH.
Art Dealers Association of Canada
The Art Dealers Association of Canada Inc. (ADAC) is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1966. ADAC is the only National Association of art dealers representing artists throughout Canada. ADAC maintains a high standard of connoisseurship and adherence to ethical practice within the profession. Dealers are selected for their knowledge and scholarship in their respective fields of expertise.