Denver Appraiser for Art of Estates

Brady L. Dreasher is a highly experienced, extensively trained, credentialed, and certified appraiser who has completed the USPAP 15-hour course three times with three different appraiser organizations and has completed and is compliant with the USPAP 2024–2025 Appraisal Foundation updates. Dreasher has conducted fundraising appraisal fairs, estate sales, and auctions in 3 different states, facilitated art transactions between the United States and Europe and has mentored 8 appraisers throughout the Midwest in his 26 years of art world experience that began in 1998. Art of Estates was officially established in June of 2010 as an appraisal firm.

Regardless of where you are in the United States, we encourage you to make a quick phone call to see if our services are a good fit for your needs. We always do our best to answer the phone, but please note that we are a professional, full-time appraisal company and our appraisal services to provide values will always have a cost or fee.

Brady L. Dreasher ISA CAPP, GPPA, CES, CAGA, WSET1

President & Lead Appraiser

Curriculum Vitae


+1 970.922.9068              +1 720.495.3753

Aspen Colorado            Denver Colorado

Brady L. Dreasher has toured over 64 museums located in 10 countries (Asia, Europe, North America), is a member with 4 independently recognized appraisal organizations, attending more than 17 conferences and 54 antique and art fairs (including satellite fairs at Art Basel 5x) across the United States since 2009 and in Italy (59th Venice Biennale) to stay ahead of collecting trends and a vast network of colleagues in order to provide a  knowledge of wealth for projects with clients throughout the United States. He has also been featured at more than 27 appraisal fair events with not for profits across the states of Kansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Colorado since 2012. In 2024, Dreasher is scheduled to be at PBS Kansas (KPTS) on April 4, 2024 and PBS Kansas City (KCPT) on May 4, 2024 for appraisal fairs. Anythink Libraries and Mr. Dreasher of Art of Estates has teamed up for 7-part series across the Denver Metro area educating the public on insurance coverage policy scheduling and insurance coverage appraisal services.

Mr. Dreasher has been featured in the coveted publications of the Miami Art Guide, Hollywood Sentinel, Dallas Paper City Magazine, Antique Trader Magazine, Art-Collecting of Seattle, Ocean Drive Magazine of Miami, American Society of Appraisers ASA Newsroom, Kansas City Public Television (KCPT), and Kansas Public Television (KPTS) in Wichita. Dreasher’s also been televised on Channel 12 KWCH News of Kansas, Channel 10 KAKE-TV News of Wichita, KPTS Channel 8, and broadcast on radio stations KCLY of Kansas and WIBC of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Fine Art Appraisal Denver


  • Insurance
    • Replacement Cost Coverage
    • Loss Claims
    • Diminution of Value
  • Estate Appraisal
    • IRS Estate Taxation
    • Non-Cash Charitable Donation
  • Probate
    • Equitable Distribution
  • Divorce
    • Equitable Division
    • Marital Dissolution
  • Litigation
    • Appraisal Review for Plaintiff or Defendants
    • Expert Witness
    • Testimony & Deposition
    • USPAP Compliance Determination


  • Identification
    • Can determine when Authentication is necessary
    • Authentication Processing
  • Potential Sale
    • Walk-throughs
    • Estimates of Market Value
  • Consulting
    • Acquisition Value
    • Auction Consignment Negotiation
    • Auction Estimates
    • Estate Sale Consultations
    • Value-Maximizing Auction Location Service
    • Conservation & Restoration

In 2015 during the 2015 Philadelphia Assets Conference, Brady Dreasher received the 2015 Young Leadership Award from the International Society of Appraisers.  This was in recognition of his position on the Resource Development Committee, social media activity and developing a customized Philadelphia Mural Arts Tour leading up to the asset-focused conference.

Art Appraisal firm and Mr. Dreasher provide unbiased value for Fine Art, antiques, Native American, artifacts, rugs, decorative art, collectibles, memorabilia, general residential contents, designer furniture, musical instruments, clocks, luxury clothing, petroliana, automobilia, and fashion accessories for IRS Estate Settlement, Tax Probate, Equitable Distribution among family, Marital Dissolution with Divorce, Charitable Non-Cash Gift Donation, Insurance Coverage Scheduling and Claim Disputes.

Art of Estates is serving the cities of Aspen, Steamboat Springs, Golden, Boulder, Arvada, Littleton, Lone Star, Castle Pines, Cherry Hills Village, Highlands Ranch, Greenwood Village, Roxborough Park, Morrison, Columbine, Ken Caryl, Lakewood, The Pinery, Erie, Vail, Beaver Creek, Carbondale, Snowmass Village, Glenwood Springs, Stonegate, Loveland, Basalt, Denver, Aurora, Parker, Castle Rock, Littleton, Louisville, Breckenridge, Monument, Colorado Springs, Boulder, and many more Colorado and Front Range communities. Consider checking out our News page, where we periodically post interesting information about art, artists, trends, estate appraisal tips, and adventures in the appraisal field. Art of Estates Appraisal Online page can simplify file sharing for remote, offsite appraisal services, and preliminary estate appraiser service bids. This Appraisal Online process can be used for professional sales assistance, bankruptcy, divorce, insurance claim, and an estate appraisal Denver Colorado.