Seven and a half years (total) education in Fine Arts: Chouinard Art School, Los Angeles, CA now called California Institute of The Arts, in Valencia, CA, owned by Walt Disney Studios. Previous to Chouinard, Ninya Lee Greek attended the University of Missouri, Columbia; and Winona State College, in Minnesota. She also attended William and Mary extension division, Norfolk, VA while in High School. Additionally she attended the University of Alaska, Juneau while raising her two young daughters.
- Achieved USPAP designation with ASA: The American Society of Appraisers, 2009.
- Achieved Accredited Status with ISA: The International Society of Appraisers, 2012.
- Completed the USPAP class successfully at the Home office for the International Society of Appraisers in Chicago, Illinois, 2013.
- Completed Continuing Education Class Successfully, at the Art Industry of Chicago, 2014.
Eighteen years experience in the Insurance Industry, where she attained Ch.F.C. (Chartered Financial Consultant), has rounded out her expertise in Appraisal work for the Insurance Industry. She was the #1 largest Group~Medical producer, 1989, for NY Life Insurance Co. (10,000 agents). She has accrued 154 credit hours towards Master’s Degree in Fine Arts. Since 2005 Ninya has been studying regularly in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the Chicago Art Institute. Continuing education requirements are current.
The past nineteen years Ninya has completed 3853 (to date) individual Art Appraisal cases and many Corporate cases. A single case may include up to 400 units, single “pieces” of Art, Artifacts, Collectibles, Carvings and Sculpture. Ninya has contacts and associates throughout the Art Industry on whom she can call to round out her knowledge in all of the major genres of Fine Arts.
Feel free to call and discuss your questions. The first hour, usually by phone, is free of charge. We want to make absolutely sure that both you and our Firm agree that a full Appraisal report is warranted prior to setting that “First Viewing” appointment.