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Beverly Morris

BEVERLY MORRIS, ISA CAPP

EXPERIENCE:

1999 – Present Owner: Morris Appraisal Service

Owner: Morris Appraisal Service, a company which prepares appraisals for insurance, estate, divorce, damage and insurance claims and donations for attorneys, individuals, insurance companies, and moving companies.1999-to date.

Owner: Antiques and More – mall location for the sale of antiques and collectibles and liquidation of personal property for individuals.

EDUCATION:

  • International Society of Appraisers Certification of Appraisers (CAPP), ISA Tested & Certified Member, 2007,* recertified 2012**
  • International Society of Appraisers Re-qualification Course, Seattle, 2004,* Tempe 2012**
  • Graduate of Maryland University College/International Society of Appraisers Core Courses—Ethics, Business Practices, and Communications, Identification and Authentication, Research, Terminology, Report Writing, Legal Aspects of Appraising, Case Studies, Expert Witness, IRS Report Writing* 1999
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, Houston 2004,* Chicago 2009,* Dallas 2012
  • International Society of Appraisers Specialty Course “Antiques & Residential Contents”, 2005*
  • The Appraisal of Antiques and Period Jewelry Course, ISA Specialty Course, 1997

*Indicates passed and tested courses.
**Required recertification every five years, no longer tested on recertification.

PERSONAL PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

A personal library of over 500 volumes covering a wide range of subject matter is maintained for use in preparation of appraisals. This includes past and current volumes of major periodicals in the areas of antiques, furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, decorative art, and residential contents. Also included are files of auction house catalogs. Additional resources include memberships in internet web sites providing auction catalogs and sale price results.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF APPRAISERS (ISA CAPP) – Certified Appraiser of Personal Property tested in appraisal theory and the appraisal of residential contents – Member 1996-Present.
  • NORTH TEXAS CHAPTER, INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF APPRAISERS – Member 1999 to present.
  • CLAIMS PREVENTION AND PROCEDURE COUNCIL – Member 1996-present

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Co-chairman ISA Public Relations Committee, 2002
  • Co-Chairman ISA Sub-Committee on Educational Development, 2003
  • Co-Chairman ISA ARC Committee, 2004
  • Co-Chairman ISA Chapter Networking Committee, 2005
  • Chairman ISA Chapter Networking Committee, 2006
  • Chairman ISA Specialty Studies Committee, 2007-2009
  • Chairman Ethics Committee, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Secretary NTISA 2000-2003
  • Vice President NTISA 2004
  • President NTISA 2005
  • Education Chair NTISA 2009-2010
  • Seminar Leader “Diminution of Value” CPPC, Chicago 2004
  • Annual ISA Educational Conferences—1998, 2001, 2003—2009, 2011 in San Diego, Toronto, San Antonio, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, Santa Fe, Fort Worth, Baltimore, Charleston, Nashville, Tempe

WHITEHALL AT THE VILLA, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Ceramics! English Ceramics (two-day seminar), 2005 Instructor: Pat Halfpenny, Winterthur
  • 18th to 20th Century Furniture: Fakes & Frauds, Real & Reproductions (two day seminar), 2000 Instructors: David Lindquist and Chris Allen
  • American and English Regional Furniture with Applicable Wood Identification (two-day seminar), 2001 Instructors: Chris Allen & David Lindquist
  • A Study of Continental Furniture (two-day seminar), 2001 Instructors: Chris Allen & David Lindquist
  • Regional Pottery (two day seminar), 2001 Instructor: Terry Zug

The Northern Ceramic Society SUMMER SCHOOL, Chester UK

  • “Looking at the Evidence” (four day seminar), 2006 Instructors: Pat Halfpenny, Robin ‘Emerson, John Sandon, Geoffrey Godden, Terry Majewski, George Haggerty, John Bussey, David Barker, Simon Chenery, Peter Francis, Jonathan Gray, Roger Pomfret, and Colin Wyman
  • “Staffordshire Pots & Potters” (four day seminar), 2009 Instructors: Paul Atterbury, Pat Halfpenny, Maurice Hillis, Greg Freear, Nich Berthoud, Geoffrey Godden, Rod Jellicoe, Pam Woolliscroft, and Kathy Niblett with trips to The Pottery Museum, Stoke and Wedgwood Museum.

CHARLESTON ANTIQUE & DECORATIVE ARTS FORUM, March 2013 (three day seminar)

  • Dame Rosalind Savill, Director Emeritus of the Wallace Collection, London
  • A La Mode: The French Connection in English and American Silver, Dr. Janine Skerry, Curator of Metals, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
  • A Yankee Invasion: New York Furniture for Southern Clients, Matthew Thurlow, Winterthur Museum and Country Estate
  • Seeing the Wood for the Trees – American Woods in British Antique Furniture, Adam Bowett, Yorkshire, England
  • Early Georgian Paneled Furniture on the Eastern Short of Virginia, Ralph O. Harvard, Antiquarian Designer, New York
  • A Glimpse into Italian Palaces, Count Stefano Aluffi-Pentini, Rome Italy
  • Conquest, Ownership, Amalgamation: Colonial Latin American International Commerce, Jospeh J. Rishel, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • Thistles and Pineapples: Scottish Cabinetmakers in the Early South, 1720-1820, Robert A Leath, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts
  • Reading the Upholstery evidence on 18th Century Furniture, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
  • Life at Haseley Court and Its Gardens: The Legacy of Nancy Lancaster, Fiona Heyward, Owner, Oxford, England
  • English Naturalists in America – American Gardens in England, Mark Laird, Harvard University Graduate School of Landscape Design

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF APPRAISERS—North Texas Chapter

  • The Art of Santa Fe, Santa Fe Furniture (one day seminar), February 2006 Instructor: Joan Caballero, ISA AM
  • The ABC’s of Asian Art: 19th and Early20th Century Orientalia for the Generalist Appraiser,(one day seminar), February 2005 Instructor Janet Cobert, ISA CAPP
  • Wood Identification (one day seminar) February 2004 Instructor Chris Allen, February 2004
  • Silver Identification and Ivory Identification (one day seminar) February 2003 Instructor, Shirley Swaab, ASA
  • Art Glass Identification (one day seminar) 2002
  • Oklahoma Chapter ISA one day seminar, Tulsa 1998
  • North Texas ISA two day seminar 1997

Additional courses:

  • Appraising Damage Loss Claims, Instructor Lorrie Semler, AAA, Dallas, 2001
  • Antiques & Collectibles Courses, Rose State College, Midwest City, OK 1995-1996
  • Identifying Gems and Gemstones, 1996
  • 75 hours college credit with emphasis business and law

MEMBERSHIPS

Northern Ceramics Society, Chester, UK
American Ceramic Circle
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Dallas Museum of Art
Kimbell Art Museum
International Carnival Glass Association
Transferware Collectors Club

             
               
       
             
   

 

       

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