Anastasia (Tess) brings rich experience and a strong background in fine art from the late 19th Century Art through Contemporary. She is a Senior Appraiser in Fine Art and also is the Midwest Associate Director for Winston Art Group. Prior to joining the firm, Tess was part of the foundational team at Paddle8, serving as a Senior Specialist and Head of Special Collections. She began her career in the Midwest, at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and at the Art Institute of Chicago. There, she conducted research for major exhibitions and publications in Impressionist and Modern Art, including “Matisse: Radical Invention” and “Impressionism at the Art Institute.” Tess is certified in Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Brown University and a Masters of Art in Humanities from The University of Chicago.