Jennifer M. Wood is one of only two appraisers in the state of California to hold Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designations in Fine Arts, Antiques and Decorative Arts. She received her Master's degree in Art History from the University of Southern California, her Bachelor's degree in Art History from Lake Forest College, and her Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts from the University of California-Irvine.
Jennifer has worked as a personal property appraiser since 2003. Preceding her appraisal career, she worked at the Getty in Los Angeles for ten years where she served as an Assistant Editor and Archivist for The Union List of Artist Names, The Getty Provenance Index, The Collectors Files of the Getty Research Institute, and The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names.
Prior to her work at the Getty, Jennifer worked in the Department of European Painting and Sculpture at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). In addition to her museum experience at LACMA, she co-curated an exhibition on Richard Diebenkorn at the Fisher Museum of Art and wrote an essay on Diebenkorn’s prints for the accompanying scholarly catalogue. She also has written articles on appraisal research and methodology for the appraisal publication Personal Property Journal.
A full curriculum vitae is available upon request.