Michael Maloney 
is an appraiser of 20th and 21st
century art. Michael is qualified to

appraise all original works of art created since 1900 including

paintings, drawings, sculpture, photographs and prints.

Michael possesses in-depth knowledge of the art market and

extensive experience valuing works of art. In determining an

accurate appraisal of art works, Michael Maloney reviews auction

records and consults with the art dealers most familiar with

each artist's work. Michael has long standing relationships with art dealers throughout the United States and the international art trade, which provide access to private sales information that is often vital criteria for valuation.


Maloney Fine Art appraisals are conducted in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and IRS guidelines.  Michael has an outstanding 100% acceptance record with the IRS and is known for his professional standards throughout the art community.

Fine Art Appraiser (Appraisers Association of America)


Maloney Fine Art, Culver City Arts District, Los Angeles California



Butterfield & Butterfield (now Bonham's): Los Angeles & San Francisco

Director of 20th Century Art 


Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica



Maloney Fine Art: New York & Los Angeles      




Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY

Sales Associate


Maloney Fine Art; Santa Monica, California


1997 - present

2005 - 2017

1997 - 2002

1996 - 1997

1992 - 1996

1991 - 1992

1985 - 1990


Art Center College, Pasadena, California

New York University, NYC: Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) certificate

Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) compliant through May 7, 2022

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