Katelyn Matusik is Bonhams' Director of Trusts & Estates for the Midwest. Based in Chicago, she works with estate planning attorneys, trust officers, wealth managers, and other professional advisors throughout the Midwest. She provides fiduciaries and families with tailored appraisals, proposals for sale, and disposition services for personal property - ranging from fine art and jewelry to collectibles and motor cars.
Prior to joining Bonhams in 2022, Katelyn was Director of Appraisals and Valuations at Hindman Auctions in Chicago, where she established and oversaw a new Appraisals department nationally while maintaining relationships with trust and estate professionals and private clients. She previously held roles in Hindman's Asian Works of Art and Business Development departments.
At Hindman, Katelyn was involved with many significant collections and estates including those of James M. Kemper, Jr., Joan Crancer, Marion and Henry Bloch, William Lipton, Robert and Carolyn Springborn, Marilyn Eber, and many others. Additionally, she assisted in securing the Stanley Field Early Ming bowl, which fetched $1.4 million at auction.