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Eric Lang Peterson, CFA
Certified Appraiser / Fine Arts and Antiques
Appraisals for:  Charitable Donation / Insurance / Estate Trusts / Equitable Distribution
727. 415.2464/  www.elpartappraisal.com / eric@elpartappraisal.com
Résumé /  Curriculum Vitae 2017

Education and Training

Bachelor of Arts, 1966 (plus 2 years) The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
Advanced seminars, major museums, New York, Washington, DC, London
10-year apprenticeship, Ruth Dukes Hollett and Tristan Paul Knight (Pres.)  ASA, and
The International Society of Appraisers (Assistant to both of them - 1960s, 1970s)
CAFA, ASA/many seminars and professional leadership roles / Art, Antiques lecturer

Noteworthy Career Activities and Memberships

Certified member, Association of Florida Appraisers (#162/017), 1975-present
Commissioner, Pinellas County Historical Council, 1990-2004
Designer and Installations, Temple Beth-El national art competition, 1988-present
Member of Review Board, The Arts Center and Florida Craftsmen, St. Petersburg, 15 years
Curator of  Millennium  exhibitions, The Arts Center (Morean), St. Petersburg, 1999-2001
Curator of permanent collections, Stetson Law Library, St. Petersburg and Tampa campuses
Voted Best Appraiser, 1996-2004, Tampa Bay Magazine (and many special featured essays)
Listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1999-2002 +
Recipient, State Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts, Florida Craftsmen,  2002-2003
Named Dean of Appraisers by Tampa Bay Illustrated magazine
Past Associate, American Society of Appraisers

Installation Team, Vatican Splendors, Florida International Museum, 2008

Selected to appraise entire collection of St. Petersburg’s Art in Public Places, 2010
Chosen for Committee to organize 50th anniversary of The Stuart Society/MFArts, 2012

Other Activities and Memberships

Salvador Dali Expansion Board and Anniversary Committee
City of St. Petersburg Centennial, 1988, Arts Coordinator/Official Art Appraiser
City of St. Petersburg Arts Advisory Council, 1989-1997;  Citizens Vision 2000
Member of the Board, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, 1995-2001 (now St. Petersburg College)
Past President and Member of the Board, Morean Arts Center, 1975-1985; art donation referrals
Administrator (2 yrs.) and Member of the Board, St. Petersburg Museum of History, 1981-1993
Curator, 1985 grand opening of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies / parent company of  The
    St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times) / The Congressional Quarterly, Washington, DC  
Coordinator of Arts, Preservation and Memorials, St. Peter’s Cathedral Centennial, 1989;
    Curator of St. Peter’s Cathedral Art Collection, St. Petersburg
Juror for Pensacola, Lakeland, Tarpon Springs Art Festivals; other indoor exhibit competitions
Application Juror for Mainsail Art Festival  

Special Appraisal Fields

Antique paintings, furniture, silver, china, glass, porcelain, collectibles
Contemporary fine art, sculpture, craft; Florida artists with national reputations
Better furnishings, decorative arts
Estates, charitable donations, insurance, divorce, equitable distribution, trusts, sales referrals

Recommended by:  Estate, Trust attorneys; Insurance agents; Probate officers; Art professionals

             Museum of Fine Arts, Holocaust Museum, Florida International Museum,
             Salvador Dali  Museum, Morean Arts Center, Florida CraftArt / St. Petersburg, FL
             Harn Museum, University of Florida, Gainesville; The Ringling Museum, Sarasota
             Tampa Museum of Art/ Dunedin Art Center/Leepa-Rattner Museum-Tarpon Springs, FL
             The High Museum, Atlanta; The Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina; others
             2015- Florida Artists Appraisal /Selected to Appraise Collection of Holland & Knight LLP       



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