Appraisers of Fine Arts
Specializing in Fine Art

Ruth Slyngstad
Ruth Slyngstad

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA - Bachelor of Arts in Communications; Public Relations

San Jose State University, CA - Masters of Art, Art History (currently completing) 

University of California, Irvine - Certificate in Fine and Decorative Arts

Appraiser as an Expert Witness

Professional Experience:
Art Consultant- Wilde Meyer Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ. 2007 - 2008

  • Sales and marketing in (3) gallery locations
  • Corporate sales

Artist Representative- Representing artist Michael Bowen. 2000 - 2003

  • Develop and execute extensive marketing packages to U.S. and International galleries and museums
  • Expand artists client base and identity

San Jose Museum of Art- Gallery Teacher, San Jose, CA. 2001 - 2003

  • Conduct gallery tours and activities for k-12th grade students
  • Design and implement grade appropriate materials
  • Educate students who visit of the art industry and current exhibitions


  • American Society of Appraisers (ASA) - Accredited Member (A.M.)
  • Phoenix Museum of Art, member since 2008
  • Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMOCA) Member Since 2006
  • San Jose Museum of Art (SJMA), Member Since 2003


Ruth Slyngstad, A.M.
Accredited Member of the American Society of Appraisers

Tel: (408) 656-1060
Los Gatos, California
email: Ruth Slyngstad.


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