Who We Are & What We Do
Owned and operated by Pamela Kachurin, PhD, PJK Fine Arts is the premier Fine Art Appraisal Firm in the Research Triangle. We offer appraisals of paintings, sculpture, glass, photographs, prints, and new media.
The first step is to schedule a meeting with Pamela Kachurin to discuss your needs. Next, Dr. Kachurin will write a proposal for you and establish a moderate Flat Fee. Insurance Appraisals start at $125.00 Valuations start at $90.00.
PJK Fine Arts will work efficiently to produce an Appraisal Report to suit your specific goals. Based in Durham, North Carolina, PJK Fine Arts serves Art Collectors around the World.
Dr. Kachurin earned her Ph.D. in the History of Art and Architecture, and has 35 years of fine arts research experience.
She has spent many years working in art galleries and museums, where she handled sales, exhibition installation, and de-accessioning works of art. A big believer in demystifying the art market and the art world, Dr. Kachurin explains the process of art appraisal to each client in the clear and straightforward manner that she has honed while teaching at Duke and Harvard. Dr. Kachurin regularly lectures on the Smithsonian Institution’s trips to Russia, France, and Eastern Europe.
The published results of Dr. Kachurin's scholarly research has appeared in numerous academic journals, including The Journal of Cold War Studies, Russian Review, and Modernism/modernity. She is also the author of Designing the Modern Utopia (2006), an illustrated catalog to an art exhibition that she curated for the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Her book, Making Modernism Soviet: The Russian Avant-Garde in the Early Soviet Era 1918-1928 (2013), was a finalist for the Historia Nova Prize for Best Book on Russian Intellectual and Cultural History.
PhD in the History of Art and Architecture; Specialization in Modern and Russian Art
35 Years of Art Research Experience
International Society of Appraisers Membership #1206770094
Certification in Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) 2020-2021
PJK Fine Arts will work efficiently to produce an Appraisal Report to suit your specific goals.