Professional profile

Thursday, April 05, 2007


Professional Profile
Victoria Gray-Questell, M. A. license

~ Professional Affiliations
~ Real Estate license 1977-to date
~ Completed course architectural design 1974
~ Pro-Q Auction Company owned and operated 1990-2000
~ Auctioneers - Appraisal license 1990 - to date
~ Estate Sales & appraisals owner 1990 – to date
~ Curator – DeMenil Mansion – 2005 – to date
~ Completed course work in Taxes – 1 day
~ Vice President – St. Louis Writers Guild 2001-2003
~ Director – Saint Louis Guild 2003 – to date
~ Completed course work in Play writing 2000-2001
~ Completed course work in Cinematography 2000-2001
~ Art Director – Wentworth Art Galleries 1998-2000
~ Swedish art education course – nine days 2000 in Sweden
RE Core Courses 2-days:
~ Continual self-education since 1990 via weekly auctions, study of antiquities either on site, books and Internet
~ Decorator & designer for local Laura Ashley Company since 1983
~ 2001-2004 Victoria Gray Antiques and Collectibles store owner, a 3000 sq. ft. store consisting of commissioned antiquities and collectibles
~ Member of The Victorian Society
~ Member of The 1904 World’s Fair Society
~ Author of: Estate Sales made easy
~ Author of: How to buy an estate
~ 1990-present: personal property appraisals and estate sales
~ 2000-2002 exhibited Swedish works of art via art Exhibits at the Mercantile Towers, UMB Bank, The Emporium, South County Antique Mall and Big Bend Antique Mall

Areas of Appraisal Competence: Antiques, furniture, art, collectibles, glassware, jewelry, figurines, pottery, toys, depreciating residential contents, etc.

Teaching Experience:

The art of Journaling, classes 2000 – to date
Historical Victorian fashion shows via designs and creations
by Victoria since 2005 – Missouri and Illinois

Volunteer for: Missouri Botanical Gardens – after they noted my textile skills, I was asked to appraise all garments 2006 – to date
Missouri Botanical Gardens 2006 – to date, verbal appraisal of items donated and created EBay recognition for their treasures.

Past Clients
City of Clayton, Mo. Probate Court
Mercantile Towers trust dept.
UMB Bank trusts dept.
Law firms
Numerous private clienteles
Saint Louis city and county

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