About AASF

Art Appraisals of Santa Fe owner, Michael Ettema, appraises American fine and decorative art and antiques, and Native American arts of the Southwest. Your appraisal will be tailored to your individual needs, conducted with professionalism, and delivered in a timely way. 


Santa Fe Appraiser, Michael Ettema

Michael Ettema is a member of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA) and has 29 years of experience with American fine and decorative arts and antiques as a museum curator, educator, and director. In addition, he has ten years of experience with Native American art and fine art of the American West as Santa Fe Director of Medicine Man Gallery, Inc.

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About Michael

Michael’s education and experience as both scholar and dealer means that your appraisal will meet the highest standards of the profession. He will correctly identify your property, compile accurate market data and analyses, and provide objective value conclusions. Because AASF’s appraisals comply with the federally mandated Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), the Appraisal Report Writing Standards and Code of Ethics of the ISA, and all requirements of the IRS, you can be sure that your personalized appraisal is defensible under scrutiny by insurers, the IRS, and the courts.

Image courtesy Medicine Man Gallery, Santa Fe

Image courtesy Medicine Man Gallery

You also can be sure that Michael will help you manage your collections and collecting ambitions with a clear-headed professionalism that will put your mind at ease and help you truly enjoy your collecting adventure.

Call or email today for a free consultation.

Michael Ettema, ISA • 6 Casa del Oro Way • Santa Fe, NM 87508 • 505.231.8293 • mettema56@gmail.commichael@artappraisalsofsantafe.com