Accredited valuer for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program: approved to value Australian art (painting, works on paper, prints and sculpture) after 1880; Australian painted ceramics from 1930; Australian photography after 1960; Australian indigenous art after 1970 (incl. new media), and bark paintings; all regions.
Vice President of the Auctioneers and Valuers Association of Australia, Inc., NSW; Certified Practising Valuer No.441
Member of the Art Consulting Association of Australia; Accredited Valuer No.007
Jane Raffan’s advisory practice, ArtiFacts, delivers dependable and expert advice to help collectors navigate the Australian art market, and in particular, the highly diverse and complex field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.
ArtiFacts offers a full range of valuations and tailored services for collectors and corporate entities wishing to appraise, acquire, rationalise and capitalise, including management of sales on the growing European auction market.
ArtiFacts also offers audit and inventory, project management and collection management services for private collectors, public institutions and government agencies, as well as a range of valuation services for due diligence purposes.
For further information on ArtiFacts’ consultancy services, click on the links below:
Comprehensive Valuation Services
Art Advisory Services
Sales on the European & Australian Auction Markets
Collection Management Services
Referral Agent for Lawyers & Trustees
Services for Government Agencies, Museums & NGOs
ArtSpeak - Recent Highlights
'Panache amid pandemic: Deutscher & Hackett’s Important Australian Aboriginal Art sale sails through with strong support across the board', Australian Art Sales Digest, 20 March 2020
‘High Five for a Sale Bursting with Top Five and Record Results: Sotheby’s Inaugural US Aboriginal Art Auction Breaks New Ground with a Blitzing 88% Clearance’, Australian Art Sales Digest, 17 Dec 2019
‘Cooee Art MarketPlace’s 5th Indigenous Fine Art Auction Signals ‘Niche Filled’, 4 Dec 2019
'The world is finally woke to Aboriginal art: Sotheby’s move its sales from London to the Big Apple amid increasing contemporary art world buzz', Australian Art Sales Digest, 28 May 2019