Camille Ann Brewer – Owner
CATALOGING AND APPRAISING
CAB Fine Art Ltd., Fine art advising, cataloging, and appraisal service. 1999-Present
* Provide USPAP Certified Fine Art Appraisals for insurance, tax donation, and estate planning.
* Catalog materials in relational databases using national metadata standards.
* Provide workshops/lectures on the proper methods for documenting fine art collections.
Clients have included:
Research Center for Arts and Culture, Washington, DC
Harlem United, New York, New York
Estate of Max Roach, Bloomfield, New Jersey
Romare Bearden Foundation, New York, New York
Detroit Children’s Museum, Detroit, Michigan
Mott-Warsh Collection, Flint, Michigan
Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Detroit, Michigan
Automobile Association of America, Michigan Branch, Dearborn, Michigan
Comerica Bank, Inc., Detroit, Michigan
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Detroit, Michigan
Detroit Tigers, Inc., Detroit, Michigan
LaGrange Art Museum, La Grange, Georgia
Protex Fabrics, Austell, Georgia
South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina
Assistant Cataloger – Department of Cataloging and Database Maintenance, The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, New York, 2012
Archives Intern – Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art, Washington, DC, 2009
Brewer, C.A. (2013). Moving pictures. Howardena Pindell: Video Drawings [Exhibition catalog]: Boston: Howard Yezerski Gallery.
Brewer, C.A. (2011). Fine Art Collection Management in Urban Public Libraries, Art Documentation, 30(2), 74-78.
N’Namdi, K., Brewer, C., Clark, E., Harris, B., Mercer, V., N’Namdi, K., & Tysh, G. (2005). Allie McGhee: Rhythms: Micro to Macro. New York: N’Namdi Gallery.
LECTURES, PANELS & WORKSHOPS
Using Metadata Standards for Cataloging Art Objects, Bronx Council for the Arts, Bronx, New York; 2010
Lecture – Looking Ahead: Portraits from the Mott-Warsh Collection, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan; 2008
Preparing Your Collection for…, Hammonds House, Atlanta, Georgia; 2006
The Art of Collecting, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida; 2004
African American Printmakers, in conjunction with the Wes and Missy Cochran Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida; 2004
Database/Database Development: FileMaker Pro, Past Perfect, Archivist’s Toolkit, EmbARK, TMS
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access
Content Management Systems: ContentDM, WordPress
Image Editing: Photoshop
Google Products: Drive, Groups, Sites, Picasa
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
Master in Library and Information Science, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia
Master of Fine Arts – School of Art and Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Bachelor of Fine Arts – California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California
Appraisal Theory and Methodology, Appraisers Association of America, New York, NY, 2011
IRS Legal Guidelines in Valuation of Fine and Decorative Arts, New York University, New York, NY, 2010
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPSP)
Tested and Passed, New York University, 2010; University of Georgia, 2006; Florida State University, 2004; University of Maryland, 1999
American Alliance of Museums
Metropolitan New York Library Council
National Conference of Artists
New York Technical Service Librarians