Professional Profile

MARIA J. MASSE, ISA AM

Accredited Member, International Society ofAppraisers

(360) 628-8089  mariajmasse@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Managing Partner, Capitol Estate Services, Olympia, WA, 2011 – present

Associate, Pentagon Valuation, University Place, WA, 2008-2011

Associate, GPA Valuation, University Place, WA, 2007-2008

Associate, Rock & Associates, Fircrest, WA, 2002-2007

Art Works Coordinator (Contract Basis)- ‘Printing Processes’, Tacoma Art Museum (TAM), Tacoma, WA, fall/2001

Public Art Surveyor, Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA, summer/2001 

Assistant, Kagedo -Asian Art, Seattle, WA, 1995-1996

Assistant Manager, Carolyn Staley-Fine Japanese Prints, Seattle, WA, 1993-1994, 1995

Assistant, Judith Dowling-Asian Art, (Edo Gallery) Cambridge, MA, 1990-1993

Art Library Assistant, Bixler Art Library, Colby College, Waterville, ME, 1988-1989

Museum Intern, Peabody-Essex Museum (PEM), Salem, MA, January/1988

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND 

Appraisal of Fine Arts Course, (ISA) 2016

Core Course in Personal Property Appraisal Studies, (ISA) 2016

Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Update – 7 Hours (ISA), 2016

Personal Property – Southwest Pottery PP118WEB, American Society of Appraisers (ASA), 2015          

USPAP Course- 15 Hours (ASA), 2014        

Personal Property – Finding Treasures, Jewelry Inside and Out-GJ 303 (ASA), 2014           

Appraisal Course Associates (ACA), Complete Online Course Personal Property Appraising, 2013    

Practical Marketing & Problem Solving for Personal Property Services, RISD CE, 2011

Colby College, Waterville, Maine, B.A., Dual Major: Art History/Asian Studies, 1985-1989

MEMBERSHIPS & COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION ACTIVITIES      

CURRENT 

Accredited Member (AM),  International Society of Appraisers (ISA) 2016-present.

Member, ISA 2015-2016.

Board Member (Secretary), Lewis & Clark Branch of International Society of Appraisers (ISA), Current

Member, Antique Vintage Association (AVA), Olympia, WA 2015-present

Professional Level Member, American Society of Estate Liquidators (ASEL) 2011-2017.

PAST                                               

Committee Member, Olympia High School Site Council

Volunteer Member, Planning Advisory Committee (PAC), Olympia School District

Board Member, Friends of Lakewold Gardens, Lakewood WA

Board Member, Tacoma Little Theatre, Tacoma, WA

Executive Committee Member, Parent Association, Annie Wright School

Member, Washington Trust for Historic Preservation

Member, Historic Tacoma

WORK/STUDY ABROAD

 Costa Rica, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, Japan (Sum Total of 8+ years)

TRAVEL: Asia, Europe, North, Central & South America