Katie Tolson
Katie Tolson Bonhams
580 Madison Avenue
New York, United States 10022
Work +1 917 206 1613

Katie Tolson joined Bonhams in 2017 as a Director of Trusts and Estates in New York.

Most recently, Katie served as Vice President of West Coast Business Development for an international art appraisal and advisory company. In that role, Katie developed relationships with professional advisors and private collectors as well as managed the firm's appraisal and brokerage business including negotiating financial and business terms on behalf of her clients.

Katie has held several managerial positions in the U.S. and the U.K. at the cross-section of the art market, public relations and e-commerce sectors. She has curated exhibitions for galleries, worked for eBay Marketplaces Europe in London and Butterfield & Butterfield Auctioneers (now known as Bonhams) in Los Angeles.

Katie is a USPAP-certificated appraiser as well as a trained auctioneer. She 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 Masters degree in Art History & Connoisseurship from Christie's Education in London.