Caroline Ashleigh

Caroline Ashleigh

Consignment Director at Heritage Auctions

Greater Detroit Area
Fine Art

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Caroline Ashleigh's Overview

  • Owner at Caroline Ashleigh Associates

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Caroline Ashleigh's Summary

Ms. Ashleigh is a graduate of New York University in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts, and is a certified member of the Appraisers Association of America, serving as co-chairman of the National Conference Committee and Midwest regional representative, and an accredited member of the International Society of Appraisers. She is a current Certified USPAP Appraiser of the Appraisal Foundation in Washington, D.C.and has received specialized training in Art Crime Investigation, by the founder of the FBI Art Crime Team.

Ms. Ashleigh’s career began as a member of the educational department staff of the Detroit Institute of Arts and Cranbrook Academy. She became involved in art appraising and founded Caroline Ashleigh Appraisers and Auctioneers, where she catalogued important collections, estates, archives, and served as an art expert in court cases. She has worked closely with major museums, and served as a consultant to several major auction houses including Sotheby’s and Doyle New York, together with high profile celebrity collections. Ms. Ashleigh’s scope of work has included a 900 million dollar art appraisal of a corporate collection. She is a nationally known appraiser and has regularly appeared on Antiques Roadshow since 1997, and as an art expert on HG-TV.

Ms. Ashleigh lectures on connoisseurship, and is a columnist and author on art and antiques. She is a contributing author to the Antiques Roadshow Collectibles Primer, the Antiques Roadshow Insider Magazine, Art and Antiques Magazine, All About Appraising: The Definitive Appraisal Handbook, and Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles Price Guides – 43rd and 44th Edition. She has been the subject of feature presentations in the New York Times, Art and Antiques Magazine, and Forbes Magazine, Crain's, and served as consultant to CBS News, "Inside Edition." She is listed in Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World from 1997 to the present.


Caroline Ashleigh Associates is a fine art & antiques appraisal and consulting firm that provides services for private and corporate collectors, museums, galleries, law firms, insurance companies, and auction houses throughout the United States. Specialties include: prints, paintings, posters, photographs, textiles, art glass, tribal art, artists' estates, archives, wine.

Our consulting services include:
Expert witness and litigation support
Lectures, symposia, and editorial contributions

Caroline Ashleigh's Experience

Consignment Director

Heritage Auctions

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Luxury Goods & Jewelry industry

June 2012Present (2 years 4 months) Dallas, New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Paris, Geneva

Caroline Ashleigh has accepted a position with the Heritage Auctions as Consignment Director and Personal Auction Concierge. She will continue operating from her home base in Birmingham, Michigan, using her expertise to bring in consignors and buyers from all over the world. Heritage Auctions is located in Dallas, New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Paris, and Geneva.

For more information, you can email Caroline at or

To discuss consigning your property for auction at Heritage, please contact Caroline at 800.872.6467 ext. 1934, or 248.792.2929

Privately Held; Myself Only; Fine Art industry

January 1994Present (20 years 9 months) Birmingham, Michigan

Founded by Caroline Ashleigh, appraiseyourart is a fine-art and antiques appraisal and consulting firm that provides services for private and corporate collectors, museums, auction houses, dealers, law firms, banks, insurance companies, and high net worth individuals throughout the United States. Our firm is delighted to receive appraisal requests for individual items, small collections, up to large estates. Some of the comprehensive services provided include advice on purchasing, selling, collection management, and investing in art and antiques.

Privately Held; Myself Only; Fine Art industry

January 1994January 2009 (15 years 1 month)

Caroline Ashleigh's Organizations

  • International Society of Appraisers

    Accredited Member
    • March 2013 to Present
  • Appraisers Association of America

    Certified Member
    • January 1995 to Present

Caroline Ashleigh's Certifications

  • Certified Appraiser, AAA

    • Appraisers Association of America
    • 1995

    • Certified Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice Appraiser- tested and passed 1997, 2007, 2012
    • 1997
  • Accredited Member ISA-AM

    • International Society of Appraisers
    • March 2013

Caroline Ashleigh's Publications

  • Warman's Field Guide-Values and Identification

    • Krause Publications
    • 2010

Caroline Ashleigh's Skills & Expertise

  1. Painting
  2. Galleries
  3. Museums
  4. Posters
  5. Textiles
  6. Wine
  7. Expert Witness
  8. Appraisals
  9. Collection Management
  10. Fine Art
  11. Luxury Goods
  12. High Net Worth Property
  13. Photos
  14. Management
  15. Insurance
  16. Property
  17. Lecturing
  18. Collectibles
  19. Auctions
  20. Antiques
  21. Art
  22. Editorial
  23. Curating
  24. Art History
  25. Contemporary Art
  26. Modern Art
  27. Sculpture
  28. Abstraction
  29. Public Art
  30. Ceramic
  31. Jewelry
  32. Visual Arts
  33. Furnishings
  34. Figurative Art
  35. Mixed Media
  36. Murals
  37. Collage
  38. Printmaking
  39. Acrylic
  40. Watercolor
  41. Craft
  42. Art Education
  43. Portraits
  44. Art Exhibitions
  45. Oil Painting
  46. Silver
  47. Glass
  48. Canvas
  49. Faux
  50. Fine Art Photography

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Caroline Ashleigh's Education

New York University

Appraisal Studies in Fine & Decorative Arts

University of Colorado at Boulder


Worcester College

Activities and Societies: Summa Cum Laude National Honor Society

The Grier School

College Preparatory School

Activities and Societies: National Honor Society

Caroline Ashleigh's Additional Information


Film & television, fine art, dance, music, fine wine, equestrian sports

Groups and Associations:

PBS's Antiques Roadshow, on-air appraiser for fifteen years; HG-TV, on-air appraiser

Honors and Awards:

Female Business Owner for 19 years; Certified Appraiser, Appraisers Association of America for 18 years; USPAP Certified Appraiser for 16 years; Appraiser for 15 years on Antiques Roadshow; 15 years of inclusion in: Who's Who of American Women; Who's Who in the World.

Caroline Ashleigh Associates has been selected for the 2013 Michigan Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce (SBIEC).
The SBIEC conducts industry research to identify companies that have achieved demonstrable success in their business environment and industry category. They are recognized as having enhanced the commitment and contribution of small businesses through service to their customers and community.

Caroline Ashleigh Associates has consistently demonstrated a high regard for upholding business ethics and company values. This recognition marks a significant achievement as an emerging leader by setting benchmarks in the industry.

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