November Dinner Meeting - "Personal Property: What Every Estate Planner Needs to Know When Working with an Auction House and Appraisal Firm"

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Augusta Grille Private Dining Room - 1818 Augusta St, Greenville, SC 29605
Speaker: Kristin Vaughn - Hindman Auctions & Appraisals

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Please join us for the GEPC November Dinner Meeting to hear Kristin Vaughn of Hindman Auctions & Appraisals present "Personal Property: What Every Estate Planner Needs to Know When Working with an Auction House and Appraisal Firm".  Learn about the different levels of auctions and why choosing the right one matters, how auction houses and appraisers determine value, how to negotiate with auction house and what questions to ask, as well as “what’s hot vs. what’s not” in today’s art and jewelry market.

We will have cocktails and networking from 5:30pm - 6:00pm and dinner and presentation at 6:00pm.  Dinner will be your choice of the chef's special presentation of filet, chicken, or seafood served with salad and dessert.  We will order from the limited menu when seated for dinner so no pre-order is necessary.

Kristin Vaughn Bio

Kristin Vaughn serves as the Senior Director of Business Development for the Atlanta regional office of Hindman Auctions and Appraisals and covers Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. She works in tandem with all department experts at Hindman and oversees the entire consignment process on behalf of estate, private and institutional clients.

The Atlanta office for the Chicago-based firm serves as a regional saleroom and collecting location for fine art, jewelry and objects that are shipped to national salerooms for inclusion in live and online auctions that reach a global audience. Traveling preview exhibitions and appraisal events are also held from the Buckhead location, and Kristin works with a team at Hindman to coordinate both public and private events for the firm.

Kristin began with Hindman in late 2009, opening the firm’s first regional office in Naples, Florida.

During her time with Hindman, she has secured consignments from prominent estates and collections, such as Olga Hirshhorn, Historic Sword Gate House, Charles Ackerman and David Heath. Additionally, she has been honored to work with institutional clients, such as The Baker Museum, Historic Palm Cottage, The Ringling Museum of Art, The Booth Museum of Western Art and The High Museum of Art.

An accomplished speaker, Kristin is often invited to present to various professionals and collector groups on topics pertaining to estate planning for collections and the auction business.

Prior to her current position, Kristin served in a marketing and public relations role for an international art fair company that organized museum-quality exhibitions in Palm Beach, Miami, and London.

Kristin is originally from Dallas, Texas, and completed her graduate studies at Florida Gulf Coast University, receiving a Master of Liberal Arts degree in English Literature

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