Sandra Tropper

Sandra Tropper

Sandra Tropper

Adjunct Professor of Art History


Sandra Tropper has been a fine art appraiser and consultant in the Washington D.C. area for more than 25 years. She holds the designation of Fellow in the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and has a specialty in Fine Arts.  She has been active in ASA and has served in numerous capacities of governance within the organization. She worked on the development of ASA’s Principals of Valuation courses for which she is an instructor and has taught valuation theory and practice at various educational institutions throughout the country. She is also an instructor of The Appraisal Foundation’s courses on the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

She is President of Artemis, Inc., an art appraisal firm that has been in operation since 1990. She has completed appraisals for private collectors and public and private institutions for uses including tax reporting, insurance and property acquisition and disposition.


  • Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia (BA, Art History; Political Economy)
  • George Washington University (MA, Art History)
  • Johns Hopkins University, Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, D.C. (MA, International Studies)


Senior Editor, Series of Monographs (used as textbook) on valuation for personal property appraisers by the American Society of Appraisers.