Art Consulting

This is an hourly or per project service utilizing over 35 years of art dealing experience to help corporations start a collection, curate an existing collection, asset management. Please call Holly to inquire.

Call +1 402 558-0376 or email: Holly@HackwithAppraisals.com

Branding Integration With Art Services

Art is more than just decoration.

Art is branding.
Art is marketing.
Art creates a productive working environment.
Art creates a sense of space and individuality that translates corporate character, drive, and mission.
Our procurement portfolio proves that we can handle any size project, ranging from urban office spaces to expansive commercial campuses.
Art is a symbol of your presence within the community.

Hackwith Art Appraisals & Consulting has the procurement experience, ingenuity, and resources to meet your objectives and surpass your expectations.

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Consulting, Art, & personal property Appraisals For:

  • Estate Attorneys
  • Private Individuals
  • Businesses and Corporations
  • Historical Attractions
  • Office Furniture Vendors
  • Retirement Facilities
  • Shopping Malls
  • Sports Complexes
  • Luxury Hotels
  • Public Works Projects
  • Individuals Down-Sizing
  • Zoos

“Appraisals are for Anyone who desires an organized, digital record of their belongings, and their worth.” – Holly Hackwith

We Fill the Unique Needs of Our Clients.

Where is it?

What’s it look like?

What it should be insured for?

Don’t Know Where to Start?
Start With Us.

“We create beauty and order no matter how wild
the brain-storming gets!” – Holley Hackwith

  • Proven And Reliable Results
  • Experienced Art Consulting
  • Accredited Art Appraisals
  • Creative Art Commissions
  • Branding-Integrated Art Work
  • Asset Management:
    • Art Inventory
    • Cataloging
    • Existing Collection Curation
    • Existing Appraisal Updates
    • Framing
    • Conservation Recommendations

Hackwith Art Appraisals & Consulting clients have one-of-a-kind needs. Some require art that tells a story. They need art that creates an experience designed to entertain patrons. Some companies want to convey their commitment to tradition and classical culture. Or perhaps to corral their existing collection. 

3 C'S OF WHAT I DO FOR MY CONSULTING AND APPRAISAL CLIENTS

Clarify

Client Current Situation

Existing art, goals, needs, politics, marketing, budget, acquisition, conservation, restoration, placement, curation?

 

Connect

I will become part of your team.

Who are you? Match artists to you within budget.
Why are you buying art?

Create

A budget, goal and art acquisition plan to match you or your corporation.

WHY HIRE A CORPORATE ART CONSULTANT?

You desire a customized, branding-integrated corporate art collocation that promotes your mission, vision, and passion.

Asset protection: your existing art collection needs updating and/or current insurance value appraisals.

Accredited corporate art and personal property appraisals, collection and sculpture planning, consulting, and acquisitions, and corporate art asset management.

Consider.

  • What can art do for your corporate environment? What aspects of your mission need to be translated through your choices of style and artists? What are your goals for timing and budget?

Conceptualize.

  • We will determine the spaces where art will have the best impact. We’ll research ideas and align them with the optimal styles and artists to fit the plan. We’ll determine an estimate and timeline.

Collaborate.

  • Our consultants will show you art options, placements, and budgets. Now is the time to tweak, correct, and advise so we can clarify your vision. After your feedback, we’ll sit down for a final review. You select the art that best represents your corporation, message, and culture

Coordinate.

  • Procuring the posters, original art, and decor, we’ll get busy and ensure that we meet your expectations. We’ll arrange for delivery when it’s all ready. Our professional team of installers works quickly and efficiently to have all the art in place on schedule.

CURRENT RATES

  • Art and Personal Property Appraisals $150/hr

    (antiques, documents, corporate document archives, historical memorabilia, household contents)

  • Corporate Art Consulting $150/hr or negotiated set fee

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  • Estate Household Content Appraisal Quoted Per Project

    (Ex. 1 person, 2200 sq. ft. Estate - $4300)

  • Non-Forming Value Opinion $75

    30-minute opinion based consultation, not an appraisal 

  • Appraisal Research & Report Fees $450

    $150 every additional hour

  • Travel Time Cost $50 per hour
  • Nationwide Travel Travel Cost & Lodging + per diem

Payment Terms:

50% deposit is required upon contract signing.
Balance is due before the digital delivery of the report.


Hard Copy Report Charge:
Report hard copies available at cost + shipping.


For Special Circumstances:
Lodging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Current Rates
Court Fees ½ day minimum . . . . . . . . . $750.00
Trial preparation and testimony. . . . . .. $150.00/hr


The cost of an appraisal includes the expertise and time needed to thoroughly:

  • Inspect, measure, and photograph
  • Research and analyze the data
  • Identify and research the appropriate marketplace
  • Present an unbiased independent conclusion of value in a written report.
 

About the Consultant

Holly Hackwith has been appraising fine art for over 30 years and is an accredited member of the International Society of Appraisers. She specializes in the appraisal of American and European paintings, sculptures, works on paper, business archives, antiques, household contents, documents, and memorabilia.

Holly’s in-depth knowledge of business, personal property appraising, corporate art appraising, and creative art consulting solutions makes her a force to be reckoned with. Over 33 years of direct sales experience, corporate art collection strategic planning, client art acquisition, accredited art appraisals, and continuing education have given her the tools she needs to solve tough problems and create satisfied clients.

An appraisal document with Holly Hackwith’s unbiased, independent opinion of value is accepted by all insurance companies, the Internal Revenue Service, and courts of law. This type of appraisal constitutes an investment to ensure that your valuable objects are fully protected and accounted for.

CURRENT RATES

Art and Personal Property Appraisals………………………………………………$150.00/hr

(antiques, documents, corporate document archives, historical memorabilia, household contents)

Corporate Art Consulting………….$150/hr or a negotiated set fee

Estate Household Content Appraisal…………………………..quoted per project (Ex. 1 person, 2200 sq. ft. Estate – $4300)

Non-forming Value Opinion……………………………$75, 30-minute opinion based consultation, not an appraisal 


Appraisal Research & Report Fees.………………$150.00/hr (on average 3 hrs per item )


Travel time cost………………………………………..1 hr complimentary, $50 per hour outside 1 hr of travel


Nationwide travel…………………………………………….travel cost & lodging + per diem


Payment Terms:

50% deposit is required upon contract signing.
Balance is due before the digital delivery of the report.


Hard Copy Report Charge:
Report hard copies available at cost + shipping.


For Special Circumstances:
Lodging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Current Rates
Court Fees ½ day minimum . . . . . . . . . $750.00
Trial preparation and testimony. . . . . . $150.00/hr


The cost of an appraisal includes the expertise and time needed to thoroughly:

  • Inspect, measure, and photograph
  • Research and analyze the data
  • Identify and research the appropriate marketplace
  • Present an unbiased independent conclusion of value in a written report.