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
‘Uta Uta Tjangala: Untitled, 1975’, catalogue essay, Australian and International Fine Art and Sculpture, Menzies Art Brands auction 28 Mar 2019
‘Lin Onus: Fish and Storm Clouds (Guyi Na Ngawalngawal) 1994’, catalogue essay, Australian and International Fine Art and Sculpture, Menzies Art Brands auction 28 Mar 2019
Review of Sotheby’s Australia 21 November 2019 sale of Important Australian Art, published 22 November 2019 in the Australian Art Sales Digest (this article is no longer publicly available. Please contact me for a copy or to discuss).
'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