Katie Tolson
Katie Tolson Bonhams
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580 Madison Avenue
New York, United States 10022
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Katie Tolson joined Bonhams in 2017 as Director of Valuations, Trusts and Estates. She works closely with private clients and their trusts and estates attorneys, fiduciaries and financial advisors, and manages both appraisal and consignment projects in New York and Connecticut.

Previously, Katie served as Vice President of West Coast Business Development for Gurr Johns in Los Angeles. In that role she developed relationships with professional advisors and collectors, managed the firm's appraisal and brokerage business and negotiated financial and business terms on behalf of her clients.

Katie has held several business management positions in the US and the UK at the cross-section of the art market, public relations and e-commerce sectors. She has curated exhibitions for galleries in Los Angeles and London, worked for Fishburn Hedges and eBay Marketplaces Europe in London, and Butterfield & Butterfield Auctioneers in Los Angeles.

Katie is USPAP-certified, and frequently speaks about art valuation and collection management issues before law firms, insurance brokerages and carriers, and financial institutions.

Katie earned a double major in Art History and Spanish from Kenyon College followed by a Master's degree in Art History & Connoisseurship from Christie's Education in London.